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Resource Library

Hope Street Group’s resource library provides an abundance of information to assist you learning about teacher evaluation reform. Whether you're seeking information non-tested grades and subjects, growth measures, teacher engagement, value added measurement or anything else, you'll find it here.

  • National Education Association Policy Statement on Teacher Evaluation and Accountability

    In order to support state and local affiliates in implementing the Policy Statement on Teacher Evaluation and Accountability, an NEA workgroup of staff and leaders designed an electronic toolkit that facilitates developing, implementing, and sustaining high-quality evaluation and accountability systems that enhance instruction and improve student learning.

  • School Leadership Improving State Systems for Leader Development

    This NASBE School Leadership Discussion Guide is designed to give boards the tools to: (1) Create a brief inventory of current leadership policies and supports; (2) Assist board members in developing state-specifis questions to work through on school leadership; and (3) Help boards use these tools and questions to craft policy directions for the state.

  • Tennessee Fine Arts Webinar

    This webinar featuring Hope Street Group Educator Advisor and Memphis City Teacher Dru Davison will walk you though the key steps in engaging teacher in growth measure development.

  • Keeping Irreplaceables in D.C. Public Schools

    This TNTP study  finds that  DCPS reforms are having a positive impact on teacher retention patterns —with some important caveats. TNTP compares prior finding  findings with teacher retention patterns in District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). No large urban school district has changed its approach to teacher evaluation and compensation more dramatically in recent years.

  • Tennessee Arts Growth Measures System

    This non-tested grades and subjects resources was developed by Teacher Fellow Dru Davison and his team of Tennessee Fine Arts educators and is an assessment that measures student growth in the Fine Arts.  The purpose of this evaluation model is to provide Tennessee Fine Arts Teachers with a teacher evaluation system that is tied to the measurement of student learning in the arts. Teachers will use portfolios of student growth work samples from across the arts learning domains of Perform, Create, Respond, and Connect.

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Common Core State Standards

This page provides the complete Common Core State Standards. The Common Core State Standards for Math, English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the Standards”) are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to create the next generation of K–12 standards in order to help ensure that all students are college and career ready in literacy no later than the end of high school.

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