Research shows that alternative compensation systems that make the most difference for student learning encourage the spread of teaching expertise.
Teams of leaders in pilot schools support teachers in new ways to help students reach their learning goals.
Master and mentor teachers work with teachers one-on-one in their classrooms based on the individual skills they need to increase effectiveness—because even great teachers can get better with the right support.
Highly trained peer evaluators and administrators observe classroom teaching throughout the school year. They provide more frequent, growth-producing feedback to help improve instruction.
And classroom teachers have more time to work together to analyze data and reach student learning goals.
Teachers in all 20 pilot schools receive the same new supports.