2015 State of the Classroom

A look at education priorities for New York

E4E-New York teachers highlight what's working and what can be improved in New York’s schools.

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Racial inequity

An everyday issue for educators across the country

Read 6 inspiring letters from E4E members that reveal how racial inequity impacts their classrooms, and what changes we need to make for our students.

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Our Professional Perspective

Strategies to improve professional development in Bridgeport, Conn.

Learn about the launch of E4E-Connecticut and a call to invest in educators' professional growth.

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Paying It Forward in LA

Investing in school climate and differentiated compensation

See why E4E-Los Angeles Teacher Policy Teams are calling on these critical investments for the future of our schools.

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    About Us

    Educators 4 Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization, works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the creation of policies that shape our classrooms and careers.

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    Teacher Policy Teams

    Through E4E Teacher Policy Teams, teachers have a unique opportunity to write and advocate on an issue affecting the teaching profession and student outcomes in their district.

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    Recent News

    To improve school discipline, change teacher behavior

    January 29, 2015 – Across the country, educators are rethinking their approach to school discipline through coaching that helps understand their own biases and builds interpersonal relationships with students (Slate). »

    Gov. Cuomo’s big fix for evaluations bucks national trend

    January 29, 2015 – In light of Governor Cuomo's proposed changes to the evaluation system, E4E-New York Executive Director Jonathan Schleifer argues that the feedback and support teachers are getting from principals must be preserved (Chalkbeat New York). »

    Kids on the Common Core: How do our students feel?

    January 29, 2015 – E4E-New York teacher Tara Brancato interviews her students to understand how they have experienced the shift to the Common Core, and she finds that they appreciate the rigor of the new standards. »

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