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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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Deep Dish: A Chicago-style slice of the policy pie

October 25, 2016 – E4E-Chicago teacher Jhoanna Maldonado found her voice at last year’s policy selection caucus, and with this year’s right around the corner, she discussed how involved she has become since the event and why her fellow educators should attend the ... »

CPS expands elementary school sports program

October 24, 2016 – In January, Chicago Public Schools is expanding a districtwide sports program that was piloted in 19 elementary schools last year (Chicago Sun-Times). »

CPS has lost nearly 11,000 students since last fall

October 21, 2016 – Chicago Public Schools has seen a massive decline in enrollment since last fall, with elementary school students accounting for the greatest reduction in enrollment numbers (Chicago Sun-Times). »

CTU delegates overwhelmingly support tentative labor agreement

October 20, 2016 – The Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates has recommended a tentative labor agreement with Chicago Public Schools, which will now be voted on by the full union membership this Thursday and Friday (Chicago Tonight). »

Here's what Chicago teachers won & lost in contract deal

October 14, 2016 – Compared to the contract that was rejected in February, a tentative agreement between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools includes several major changes related to compensation and school funding (DNA Info Chicago). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Andrea Moffat

October 11, 2016 – Andrea Moffat has been teaching a total of 16 years and started her career teaching English in Spain. She has been a Chicago Public School teacher for 10 years and teaches third grade at Salazar Bilingual Center. In this conversation with Outreach Director ... »

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