Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pittsburgh Pushes to Improve Teacher Effectiveness

As lawmakers look to re-shape the educational landscape, Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting a head start. The district is among four education systems nationwide selected to participate in “Empowering Effective Teachers: Readiness for Reform.” Bankrolled by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the initiative is meant to transform the way teachers are trained, evaluated and compensated.

DUQ’s Larkin Page-Jacobs reports that while leadership is on board, teachers are still warming up to the idea.

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