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  • The Evidence on the "Florida Formula" for Education Reform

    A review of the high quality evidence on the "Florida Formula for education success," a package of policies put in place during the late 1990s and 2000s, which focus generally on test-based accountability, competition, and choice.

  • Social Side of Education Resources

    Relationships, trust, collaboration and social capital are key to educational improvement. Learn more about the social side perspective through these resources.

  • Literacy Ladders

    This curated collection of essays for early childhood educators and others examines the research on increasing young children's language, knowledge, and reading comprehension.


  • The Use of Value Added in Teacher Evaluations

    In this workshop, we will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of value-added models, with a particular emphasis on their use in teacher evaluations. July 13, 2:15 p.m. This panel is part of the AFT´s TEACH conference.

  • Working Together Matters for Improvement

    Improvement is as much about the capacities of educators and school leaders (human capital) as it is about the capacities and resources that are created between them (social capital) at all levels of the school organization and broader school system. July 13, 2:15 p.m. This panel is part of AFT's TEACH Conference.

  • Teaching Voting Rights

    Using the C3 framework developed for teaching social studies and civics with the Common Core, this workshop will investigate the use of inquiry lessons to teach the theme of voting rights. July 14, 8:00 a.m. This panel is part of the AFT's TEACH conference.