Although many parents and teachers don’t think new evaluation systems have worked, the evidence coming from schools using them tells a very different story.
What should parents look for in their child’s classroom in order to ensure they’re getting the very best instruction? One parent has a few suggestions.
At one middle school, a long-term support staff helps students who graduate and confront obstacles in high school and college that challenging instruction can't prepare them for.
When we label some students “gifted,” and give them access to better instruction as a result, it's not hard for “un-gifted” students to get the message: You don't deserve the best teaching.
Applications are now open for TNTP’s Bridge Fellowship: a new 12-month residency that seeks to harness the best ideas from inside and outside the education sector.