December 3, 2013 – In a move that signals a decrease in tension between the city and the teachers' union, the UFT has joined a $12 million-grant application to retain and compensate highly effective teachers (Gotham Schools). »
Read the Teacher Policy Team papers
Through E4E Teacher Policy Teams, teachers have a unique opportunity to write and advocate on an issue affecting the teaching profession and student outcomes in their district.
Learn more about this year's papers on Teacher Preparation and Teacher Evaluation Implementation, and previous papers from E4E-New York teachers.
Learn more about NYC teacher evaluations
See the highlights of the new evaluation system, and learn more about how it will affect your practice.
December 2, 2013 – The Times' editorial board argues that as mayor-elect de Blasio goes into contract negotiations with the teachers' union, he should focus on retaining excellent teachers and designing a flexible contract that treats educators as professionals (New York Times). »
November 21, 2013 – Eight states that had the Common Core in place by the time of the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) showed improvements in student scores, the New York Times Editorial Board notes (The New York Times). »