All students must have access to high-quality instruction. To that end, states must re-examine and align their systems for recruiting, retaining, preparing, licensing, evaluating, developing and compensating effective teachers. Highly effective, well-qualified teachers must be equitably distributed across districts and schools. Students, especially those in high-need schools and districts, need strong principals.
Issue Advisory Partners
Linda Darling Hammond, Learning Policy Institute
Mike Casserly, Council of the Great City Schools
Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers
Catherine Brown, Center for American Progress
Lily Eskelsen, National Education Association
Tom Saenz, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Jon Snyder, Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education
Marc Morial, National Urban League
Bob Wise, Alliance for Excellent Education
Cindy Brown, Center for American Progress
Margie McHugh, Migration Policy Institute
Delia Pompa, Migration Policy Institute
More Resources & Tools on Teaching, Leading, Learning
In an effort to participate in state and national efforts around ESSA implementation, Partner for has made an effort to make both our opinion and our advice publicly available. To the extent useful, Partners for has taken several opportunities to submit formal comments.
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LCFF: How Can Local Control Keep the Promise of Educational Equity in CA?
In October 2016, Partners for Each and Every Child (Partners for) and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) co-hosted an event intended to:
Build understanding and engage in conversations around the current impact of learn more >
LOCAL CONTROL FUNDING FORMULA IN CALIFORNIA: How to Monitor Progress and Learn from A Grand Experiment
Produced as pre-reading material for 2014’s LCFF conference at UC Berkeley, this report suggests core empirical questions that stem from key moving parts of the LCFF reform, digs deep into how eight districts frame the reform and the program models on which they will rely learn more >