North Carolina is enacting bold reforms that have the potential to reshape the teaching profession there. But these policy changes need to be accompanied by a strong focus on retaining and rewarding high-performing teachers to truly move the profession forward.
Indiana is the most recent state to implement an improved teacher evaluation system, but continue to see inflated ratings. Here are some concrete steps that states and districts can take to ensure that these tools provide accurate information about teacher performance.
Computer-based interviews might sound a little sci-fi, but they could also provide a more robust picture of teaching candidates and encourage diversity. They're one of the ideas we're exploring as we constantly refine our selection process for TNTP Teaching Fellows.
To celebrate the first birthday of the TNTP Blog, we're sharing our top ten posts.