By Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel; first published in Education Next With all the buzz about the District Race to the Top and jockeying to fit it into differing agendas, you might miss its simple premise: “There are great teachers … who have figured out how to personalize education and we are asking our districts to […]
By Bryan Hassel and Celine Coggins; first published on Education Week. If you are a teacher who helps students learn exceptionally well, this is your moment—schools and policymakers must vastly expand your impact, now. Today, our nation is at a crossroads; we simply cannot fall short educationally for another decade as other countries surge. Why […]
By Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel; first published on Education Next. There’s been a lot of chatter about increasing teacher pay—even doubling it. With the release of TNTP’s The Irreplaceables, talk about paying teachers more and retaining the best will likely increase. Whether or not your political perspective leaves you thinking this is necessary, most […]
By Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel; first published on Education Next Everybody loves a good infographic (even you wonky researchers – just wait ‘til nobody’s looking), and we hope this one will change how you view education reform efforts. For word nerds, here’s a summary: Our nation is falling behind globally as other nations provide increasingly […]
Report explains why traditional policy initiatives have been unsuccessful and explores the potential impact of policy initiatives designed to improve student access to great teachers.
By Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel; first published on Education Next. As ESEA talk heats up, reform groups are tossing ideas on the table (e.g., here). We can debate the details, but most have some merit. Here’s the problem: even if our nation fully implemented most of the recommended legislation in the next decade, we still […]
Report examines lessons from higher education and the civil service to offer a framework for policymakers who want to make tenure meaningful.
Report summarizes best practices and research from other sectors for education leaders who want accurate, reliable, and meaningful information about educators’ performance.
Report examines four key strategies organizations successfully use to boost high-performer retention.
Report explores Singapore’s successful teacher evaluation and development system.
Report explores ways we could redesign teachers’ roles and use technology to give millions more students access to the best teachers.