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Giving Teachers Support to Help Kids Succeed

Chris Minnich | Posted 04.15.2016 | Education
Chris Minnich

Once a week, Nathan Pierantoni runs tape on the week that was, and preps for what's ahead. He's a middle school principal in Farmington, New Mexico,...

The Common Core and the Unknown Knowns

Joan McRobbie | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
Joan McRobbie

Akin to Obamacare, the Common Core has a rollout problem. This one is not technological. Instead it reflects an implementation planning gap.

What's In a Name? The Case for 'Leading Teacher' vs. 'Teacher Leader'

Nicole M. Gillespie, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2014 | Education
Nicole M. Gillespie, Ph.D.

From my work at KSTF supporting a network of leading teachers nationwide, I have identified many other reasons why the term "leading teacher" is preferable.

A Conversation With Beth Shiroishi of the AT&T Foundation

Dan Cardinali | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dan Cardinali

That's the kind of successful, long-term collaboration that's so often missing in the nonprofit sector: A funder and a service provider perfectly aligned in both mission and metrics, pushing each other toward greater commitment and accountability.

Teachers Need a Village

Teach Plus | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

To do our work well, we need support. All too often, our administrators are overburdened with other issues; they're rarely able to offer the ongoing support and feedback that teachers crave.

Report Offers Comprehensive Guide To Developing And Sustaining Teacher Evaluation Systems

Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

In time for Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's presentation of the Obama administration's reforms to teacher preparation programs last week, a new r...