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Wednesday, January 27, 2010   “Hope Street Group applauds the President’s focus on education and the proposed expansion of Race to the Top’s reforms to all 50 states through the renewal of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  Race to the Top has already unleashed fundamental state...

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Working from the premise that teacher evaluations are a meaningful part of ensuring that all students have access to a high-quality education, Hope Street Group’s policy team developed the following recommendations and principles for teacher evaluations: Objective measures of student achievement...

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Teacher evaluations should include objective measures of student achievement; drive additional support for teachers; and be used to make hiring, retention and tenure decisions.   These are some of the recommendations in “Policy 2.0: Using Open Innovation to Reform Teacher Evaluation Systems,” a report released today...

Friday, July 10th, 2009 New York education blog Gothamschools.org previews a new Hope Street Group online policy collaboration project working to define elements of a quality teacher evaluation system: A group of 28 teachers, administrators, and policymakers have taken on a lofty summer assignment: They plan to come up...

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