ESSA

Q&A: Spotlight on Observational Inquiry

September 27, 2016 | Professional Development

An Interview with Teacher Advisory Council 3 Member Andrea Quintana Teacher Advisory Council (TAC) is a volunteer body made up of educators from around the country who meet in-person with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s education team in Seattle twice a year. TAC members participate in working sessions that…

New Guidance to Ensure that Every Teacher Grows—and Every Student Succeeds

March 25, 2016 | Teacher Observation

By Lynn Olson To realize their full potential, students need access to excellent teachers. And excellent teachers need meaningful feedback to help them grow in their practice. In this way, giving teachers feedback and support ultimately benefits students and drives student success. States and districts across the country have worked…

EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT: List of Resources

January 25, 2016 | Curriculum & Instructional Tools

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) represents an unprecedented opportunity for policymakers and education leaders to translate recent research and learnings into equitable access to quality public education. To support state policymakers and education leaders, we’ve gathered a sample list of ESSA-related resources — overviews, infographics, transition timelines, and reports…