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Bold teacher leadership for equity and excellence in public education: Lessons for administrators

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Recently, there has been a lot of education policy talk about teacher leadership. More action has also been taking place—both in the form of fellowships with nonprofits and via more traditional career ladders in districts in cities like Washington, D.C., Denver, and Charlotte. However, in many cases, the concept of teacher leadership continues to be narrowly defined, and often by anyone but teachers themselves.

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Five Ways Teacher-Powered Schools Use Data

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Teacher-Powered Schools Roundtable: TPSI Ambassador Rebekah Kang shares ways that they use data at her teacher-powered school.

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Teacher-powered schools open the doors to adaptive solutions

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Teacher-Powered Schools Round Table: TPSI Ambassador Jeff Austin shares ways in which teacher-powered schools are adaptive.

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How principals can support teacher leaders: Lessons from Glenn O. Swing Elementary School

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Ali Wright used to believe that the best thing for principals to do to support teacher leaders was to get out of their way. Now she thinks differently. In this guest post, Ali takes us behind the scenes at a school where shared leadership is achieving impressive results. 

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JohnNorton

May 4, 2007

Performance pay webcast: Teacher voices needed!

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What if policy wonks talked about performance-pay for teachers, and no teachers came? It would be pretty much business as usual! You can keep this from happening during a webcast planned for Thursday, May 10 by the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality and the Education Commission of the States.

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Bill Ferriter

May 2, 2007

Rewarding principals differently...

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One of my former principals was the most remarkable school leader that I've ever met. Early in our time together, he asked me what my future plans were. “Where are you going to be in five years, Bill? Clearly you could do most anything that you wanted to,” he said.

My instant reply was, “That depends on where you’re going to be in five years. I’ll be teaching sixth graders in room 2415 at least until you leave.”

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Bill Ferriter

May 2, 2007

Carnival of Education posted...

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Wednesday mornings are simply the greatest---and not because of the American Idol buzz around the water cooler!  You see, Wednesday is the morning that the weekly Carnival of Education is posted, collecting many of the best blog entries from education writers over the past week into one place at one time. 

This week's blog was hosted by Dr. Homeslice.  Check it out here, and don't be afraid of the carnies!  They're actually a friendly bunch.

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Bill Ferriter

April 30, 2007

Bringing Miles the beef on teacher pay....

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Having spent the past year working with a group of highly accomplished teachers studying the issue of professional compensation for educators as a part of the first TeacherSolutions team, I was bothered by comments made by Miles Myers---a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Standards, Curriculua and Assessment---in the latest issue of Education Week

Mr. Myers wrote:

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Bill Ferriter

April 30, 2007

Just another debate....

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One of the teachers that I most admire is a woman named Mary who works with some of the highest needs students in one of the poorest counties in her state. She is at once passionate and intelligent, understanding the complexities of issues that other teachers rarely work to tackle. More importantly, Mary is an outspoken advocate on what it takes to help restructure schools in high needs communities.

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