Press Releases

Read our positions, announcements, and highlights of the work that E4E educators are doing nationwide.
For all media inquiries, please email media@e4e.org.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
New York
Jonathan echoes NY teachers' thanks to the governor for making evaluations happen by next school year.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Los Angeles
February 15, 2013 - Basing 30% of an educator's evaluation on student achievement data is a decisive step toward equity in L.A. schools. » Download the PDF
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
New York
Not only are teachers losing out on feedback, but they're also facing unnecessary layoffs - both of which will harm teachers and students. » Download the PDF
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Los Angeles
Through this agreement, L.A. teachers have sent a strong message about their desire for meaningful feedback - though key implementation questions remain. »...
Friday, January 18, 2013
New York
Jonathan shows that yesterday's failure to reach a deal will stall progress for New York City teachers and students. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
New York
E4E applauds the governor for focusing on education, and urges New York City's district and union to come together on a meaningful evaluation system. »...
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
National
The report shows the impact of multi-measured evaluations and reflects what E4E members have long advocated for. » Download the PDF
Thursday, January 3, 2013
New York
A default evaluation system is exactly the kind of leadership needed for teachers to receive the support they need, says Jonathan. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
New York
E4E-NY teachers set 2013 New Year's resolutions, making the case for a fair evaluation system to accomplish their goals. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
New York
The commission's recommendations recognize the value of excellent educators, but evaluations are needed first to recognize and support teachers' work. »...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
New York
It is critical to get a deal done by the state's Jan. 17 deadline, but any system must be meaningful and multi-measured. » Download the PDF
Saturday, December 1, 2012
New York
With $300 million at stake, Educators 4 Excellence teachers urged the UFT and DOE to put a system in place. » Download the PDF
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Los Angeles
LAUSD and UTLA have taken a step in the right direction, but feedback frequency and ratings could be better. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Los Angeles
Passing Prop 30 delivers a huge victory for California's students and teachers. » Download the PDF
Friday, October 26, 2012
Los Angeles
E4E teachers will continue to advocate for every child's right to receive a high-quality education, says Ama. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Los Angeles
LAUSD and UTLA need to move forward on an evaluation system. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Los Angeles
Ama urges all Californians to vote "yes" on both propositions. » Download the PDF
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
New York
Sydney summarizes the court battle's distraction from the need for an agreement on teacher evaluations. » Download the PDF
Friday, June 29, 2012
Los Angeles
As Ama explains, the decision takes the focus away from what is best for California's students. » Download the PDF
Friday, June 29, 2012
New York
A former classroom teacher with deep experience in policy and advocacy, Jonathan Schleifer will run the day-to-day operations of E4E’s flagship chapter and...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Los Angeles
E4E-LA's Teacher Evaluation Policy Team proposes an innovative system for evaluating teachers that is designed to maximize feedback and support while giving...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
New York
Read the recent statement from Evan Stone and Sydney Morris on Chancellor Walcott's earlier statement regarding teacher effectiveness.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
New York
March 7, 2012 – The plan would give principals credit for retaining great teachers and creating a more conducive learning environment, among other measures. »
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
New York
While we strongly support teachers receiving quality feedback about their performance, including how much they're helping their students progress on state...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
New York
New York's historic agreement will for the first time give classroom teachers the meaningful feedback they need to improve their performance and help their...

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