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White, Taylor – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2014
Teacher evaluation systems introduced by states and school systems in the past several years have focused attention on improving the performance of public school teachers, but they have been cost- and time-intensive, placing a significant burden on states' and districts' resources. In Tennessee, for example, trained evaluators conducted nearly…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, School Districts, Interviews
White, Taylor – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2014
New teacher evaluation systems have emerged as the cornerstone of the recent movement to improve public school teaching. Fueled by incentives from the federal government, state and local policymakers have sought to replace the often-cursory evaluation models of the past with more comprehensive ones. In contrast to past evaluations, which often…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Principals, Observation
Myung, Jeannie; Martinez, Krissia; Nordstrum, Lee – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2013
Building a stronger teacher workforce requires the thoughtful orchestration of multiple processes working together in a human capital system. This white paper presents a framework that can be used to take stock of current efforts to enhance the teacher workforce in school districts or educational organizations, as well as their underlying theories…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Instructional Improvement, Faculty Development, Improvement Programs