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SCEE National Summit on Educator Effectiveness

on May 9th, 2011 in Blog by | No Comments

Two weeks ago, several West Wind Education Policy Inc. staff were in Washington, D.C. to lead the inaugural SCEE National Summit on Educator Effectiveness, Transforming State Systems for the Future.  SCEE, the State Consortium on Educator Effectiveness, was convened by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in the…

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Report of the Focus Groups to Discuss Bold and Innovative Ideas

on November 1st, 2006 in Educator Effectiveness, Rural, State Policy by | No Comments

Download the Full Report (PDF) In 2005, the Iowa General Assembly created the Institute for Tomorrow’s Workforce (ITW). The ITW is charged with focusing elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education on what children need to know to be successful in Iowa’s global workforce. More specifically, the General Assembly asked the ITW…

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