Teacher Quality Guidebook: Ms. Jones is a Teacher

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Publisher: Joyce Foundation; Public Impact


Research Area: Education

Keywords: lessons learned ; performance; education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report by Joyce grantee Public Impact draws on lessons learned from higher education and civil service to inform how teacher tenure policies are created. In addition to best practices, the report provides policy makers with a framework to make tenure meaningful.

This guidebook provides an overview of the basic orientation and support many beginning teachers need to perform well in their demanding jobs. It provides a story of a teacher who gets the right support to help her kids succeed.