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Teacher-Powered Schools

Teacher-Powered Schools

Where education innovators connect with others and learn how to design, launch, and run teacher-powered schools.

At A Glance

In this space you will: 

  • Connect with teachers who are in teacher-powered schools and other educators who are interested in doing the same;
  • Learn about teacher-powered schools and how you can get started designing your own; and
  • Create a support network as you begin your teacher-powered schools journey.

For additional information on how to start a teacher-powered school, visit www.teacherpowered.org or www.teachingquality.org/teacherpowered.

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Resources

CTQ

Steps to Creating a Teacher-Powered School

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Posted December 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm by CTQ

Explore this how-to guide with more than 250 resources and instructions for designing, running, and maintaining a teacher-powered school.

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School Redesign

Peer Evaluation Rubric from a Teacher-Powered School

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Posted May 22, 2014 at 10:45 pm by School Redesign

In some teacher-powered schools, teachers who have complete autonomy over evaluation methords invite feedback on teachers' performance from multiple sources, including peers, students, and parents--and all of it is considered part of teachers' evaluation. EdVisions Off Campus is one of those schools. 

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School Redesign

Teacher-Powered Schools: 15 Areas of Collective Autonomy

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Posted May 22, 2014 at 9:35 pm by School Redesign

Kim Farris-Berg, Edward J. Dirkswager, and Amy Junge originally identified ten potential areas of autonomy when conducting research for Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots. That list was developed from research about school decentralization and autonomy by Fordham Foundation, William Ouchi of the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles, and RAND Corporation.

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School Redesign

Teacher-Powered Schools: Generating Lasting Impact through Common Sense Innovation

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Posted May 14, 2014 at 10:48 pm by School Redesign

In this groundbreaking national opinion study, Education Evolving reports that 91 percent of Americans believe teachers should have greater influence over decisions that affect student learning, while 81 percent indicate they trust teachers to make “schools run better."

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In this space you will: 

  • Connect with teachers who are in teacher-powered schools and other educators who are interested in doing the same;
  • Learn about teacher-powered schools and how you can get started designing your own; and
  • Create a support network as you begin your teacher-powered schools journey.

For additional information on how to start a teacher-powered school, visit www.teacherpowered.org or www.teachingquality.org/teacherpowered.