State Reform Network

Interpreting Race to the Top

401.1 KiB with 2,333 hits, posted August 27, 2009

A presentation from The New Teacher Project to guide states as they pursue Race to the Top reforms. “Interpreting Race to the Top” provides a succinct summary of the RTTT application and selection criteria and breaks down the four assurances. It also raises key questions about what elements in states’ currently policy framework may benefit or inhibit them as they pursue RTT reforms.

State Roadmap to SMHC Resources for Federal “Race to the Top” Proposals

195.4 KiB with 2,943 hits, posted August 27, 2009

This document offers states a framework for addressing teacher and principal quality and effectiveness for Race to the Top proposals within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Strategic Management of Human Capital (SMHC): A Comprehensive State Strategy and Policy Agenda

152.5 KiB with 2,383 hits, posted September 4, 2009

In this comprehensive Framework, SMHC offers suggestions to states on how to address teacher and principal effectiveness issues. SMHC recommends three key strategies to start the policy discussion on how to implement transparent but powerful policies to help districts acquire, develop, reward and retain effective teacher and principal talent.

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