E4E in the News

See the ways in which E4E and its members are making headlines.  

Thursday, May 17, 2012
New York
E4E commented on NYC Chancellor Walcott's plan to offer buyouts to long-term ATR teachers and move to dismiss teachers with two U-ratings: the city still needs...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Los Angeles
Ama Nyamekye, E4E-LA executive director, describes how she hopes to inspire teachers to open their doors, get informed, connect with each other, and use their...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
New York
National
E4E-NY teachers Melissa Aar, Lori Wheal, and Mariya Pushkantser each express what they think about the release of teacher data reports on a local WNET news...
Monday, May 14, 2012
New York
E4E-NY teacher Laura Klein describes a relationship over multiple years with a student who challenged her to become a better teacher over the course of their...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
National
Marc Ozburn of TheDoGooder.com profiles both E4E and Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution as organizations addressing big problems head-on instead of waiting for the...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
New York
E4E-NY teacher Tamara Gilkes awaits the day when families like hers and her students' in the Bronx won't have to sacrifice their dreams of owning a home for...
Thursday, April 19, 2012
New York
E4E-NY teacher Luke Goodwin stands up for the New York State Global History Regents exam, which could become optional if the Board of Regents follows State...
Friday, March 30, 2012
New York
E4E-NY teacher and Washington Teaching Ambassador Fellow Geneviève DeBose argues that we need a different compensation system to keep excellent teachers like...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
New York
GothamSchools reports on the release of E4E's pay structure policy team paper, "A New Way to Pay: Reimagining Teacher Compensation." The team recommends...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Los Angeles
E4E-LA teacher Lisa Alva argues that UTLA's efforts to maintain seniority-based layoffs send the message that teacher quality is meaningless and hurt students...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Los Angeles
E4E pilot school teachers gathered with Mayor Villaraigosa and school board president Monica Garcia about the challenges and hopes they have about working in a...
Monday, March 19, 2012
New York
E4E NY member and high school junior Matthew A. Resnick reflects on his experience at the E4E "Principals Matter" launch, analyzing what makes a principal...
Monday, March 19, 2012
Los Angeles
E4E LA Executive Director Ama Nyamekye urges policymakers to listen to the "rational middle" on teacher evaluations, where many teachers recognize the...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
New York
GothamSchools investigates issues surrounding principal evaluations just after E4E released "Principals Matter: Principal Evaluations from a Teacher...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
National
New York
GothamSchools' Geoff Decker covers the release of E4E-NY's teacher policy team paper, "Principals Matter: Principal Evaluations from a Teacher Perspective."
Sunday, February 26, 2012
New York
In the midst of a firestorm over the release of teacher data, Evan Stone reiterates that teacher growth data should be a part of a multi-measure evaluation...
Saturday, February 25, 2012
New York
E4E New York teacher Lori Wheal writes in a letter to the editor in the New York Times that shaming teachers by publishing their data reports will not help...
Friday, February 17, 2012
New York
E4E co-founder Evan Stone described his disappointment with a court decision to release teacher data reports in New York, a stance E4E shares with the UFT. E4E...
Friday, February 17, 2012
New York
Sydney Morris, the co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Educators 4 Excellence, discusses the teacher evaluation deal.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
New York
At E4E's event with David Wakelyn, Governor Cuomo's top education advisor, teachers spoke out about what they want in an evaluation system. Governor Cuomo has...
Friday, February 3, 2012
New York
Governor Cuomo's top education advisor answered questions from a panel of teacher moderators and 100 New York City teachers at E4E's event, where 82 percent of...
Monday, January 30, 2012
New York
E4E co-founders Sydney Morris and Evan Stone urge NY Governor Cuomo to ensure that a new teacher evaluation system fully supports teachers, does not treat them...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
National
E4E teachers and their peers from the 33 persistently lowest achieving schools in New York City wrote a letter to Chancellor Dennis Walcott and UFT President...
Monday, January 23, 2012
New York
During No Name Calling Week, E4E teacher and policy team member Laura Klein describes how transforming bullies can transform an entire school with a heartfelt...
Sunday, January 22, 2012
New York
E4E New York teacher Margaret Coppolo writes in the New York Daily News that great teachers must be compensated for their hard work or else the city will...

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