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In this brief, we share our thinking behind the decision to integrate student perceptions into our research on teacher effectiveness. We share insights from a pilot of the Tripod survey and raise questions for ongoing research.
We founded Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) to provide Boston schools with a steady supply of strong teachers who would be ready to hit the ground running. To ensure we’re developing consistently high-quality teachers, we’ve undertaken a...
Before and after images from the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School's opening year.
This first issue in the series introduces the bold instructional model of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School.
In 2012, BPE refined and greatly improved its teacher residency program, concentrated and sharpened its support for a number of Boston schools, and successfully launched a new school. Through BPE's school-based partnerships, teacher...