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Educators 4 Excellence – Los Angeles statement on resignation of LAUSD Superintendent Dr. John Deasy
October 16, 2014
E4E will work closely with our district and community partners to ensure that progress is accelerated, not reversed, said Ama Nyamekye, Executive Director of E4E-Los Angeles (press release).
October 1, 2014
On Wednesday, October 1, teachers, joined by other experts and academics, discussed need for changes to standardized testing in New York City and New York state (press release).
Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota praises Minneapolis Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson’s moratorium on suspensions for youngest students
September 5, 2014
"E4E-Minnesota applauds the district for taking this important step in the right direction towards promoting racial equity and positive student achievement," said Madaline Edison, executive director of Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota.
Educators 4 Excellence-New York praises Chancellor Tisch’s announcement on proposed changes to Regents graduation requirement
September 2, 2014
"No single test should serve as a barrier between an otherwise qualified student and a high school diploma,” said Jonathan Schleifer, Executive Director of E4E-New York (press release).
Educators 4 Excellence reacts to education secretary Duncan’s proposal on teacher evaluation flexibility
August 21, 2014
“E4E applauds Secretary Duncan for hearing educators’ concerns while also requiring states to continue gathering and using data to inform the teaching practice," said E4E Co-Founders Evan Stone and Sydney Morris (press release).
August 18, 2014
In a statement, E4E-Connecticut Executive Director Ranjana Reddy thanked Pryor for his service and highlighted the need for continued commitment to "helping the students, teachers, and schools that need it most" (press release).
As state releases test results, Educators 4 Excellence – New York launches bold proposal for the future of student testing and assessment
August 15, 2014
In a new report, a team of E4E-New York teachers propose changes to improve the design and culture of tests in New York State, based on their classroom perspectives (press release).
August 13, 2014
“Now that our state has a new teacher evaluation framework going into effect this year, it’s time for us to revisit Q Comp as a holistic system to support and reward excellence in teaching,” said Madaline Edison, Executive Director of E4E-MN.
August 6, 2014
"The state has done the right thing by increasing that amount to 50%, but even greater transparency can only help our schools," said Jonathan Schleifer, Executive Director of E4E-New York (press release).
June 24, 2014
We are excited in particular about the adoption of the Student Needs Index, and will continue working with community partners to urge LAUSD to create an accountability report card, said E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye (press release).