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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...

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 The bipartisan organization Hope Street Group today released an updated analysis (.pdf) of the reform proposals in the recovery package – many of which mirror the group’s 2008 policy recommendations, and which have the potential to help build an education system that...

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