August 15, 2014 – New York's state education department is giving $9.2 million in grants to help districts reduce the number of assessments students take in such subjects as art and music (LoHud.com). »
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.
August 15, 2014 – In "None of the Above," an E4E-New York Teacher Policy Team calls for improvements in the design, culture, support, and decision-making systems around standardized assessments (Chalkbeat). »
As state releases test results, Educators 4 Excellence – New York launches bold proposal for the future of student testing and assessment
August 15, 2014 – In a new report, a team of E4E-New York teachers propose changes to improve the design and culture of tests in New York State, based on their classroom perspectives (press release). »