Today, SMHC released a call to action outlining the dramatic steps necessary to improve teacher and principal talent. Taking Human Capital Seriously: Talented Teachers in Every Classroom, Talented Principals in Every School comes in response to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s August challenge, in which he called upon SMHC to advance bold ideas for major reforms. This report offers 20 policy recommendations for state and district actions to improve student achievement by recruiting, developing, evaluating, compensating and retaining more effective teachers and principals. Click here to download the report.
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