Through Educators 4 Excellence-Chicago, teachers from across the city are working on student-centered, teacher-driven changes to improve education outcomes for the nearly 400,000 children in Chicago’s schools.


The Evolution of Evaluation: A Way Forward for Teachers, by Teachers

Check out ways we can reimagine teacher evaluations as an equitable tool that promotes collaboration and growth for teachers.  

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A point of pride: Teacher wages in Chicago

September 27, 2016 – E4E-Chicago member Casey Fuess expands on teacher compensation and other thoughts that he discussed in a recent Chicago Tonight op-ed (E4E News Blog). »

Are Chicago Public Schools teachers getting a raise?

September 22, 2016 – Negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools have stalled in part because the two sides have starkly different perspectives on how this contract will impact teacher compensation (WBEZ Chicago). »

Divided America: In recovery, poor schools are left behind

September 7, 2016 – Since the economic downturn in 2008, state funding levels have not bounced back to pre-recession levels, causing increased disparities between whiter, wealthier districts and more diverse, less affluent districts (Crain’s Chicago Business). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Shayna Boyd

August 30, 2016 – Shayna Boyd is entering her third year as a teacher. This year she will be teaching fourth- and fifth-grade math at Oglesby Elementary School on Chicago’s South Side. In this conversation with Outreach Director Felicia Butts, Shayna describes her expe... »

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