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The Nation is Beginning to Recognize the Importance of Grit in Education

It's not enough to recognize it; schools must learn to teach it
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TEI’s Achilles’ heel? Why Teachers Feel SOL on SLOs.

A look at why teachers are so annoyed at one component of TEI
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Why DMN is Wrong to Say DISD’s Teacher Excellence Initiative Was Rushed

Because test scores make up, at most, 25 percent of a teacher's final grade
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View From the Other Side: I’m Not Anti-Reform, I’m Anti-Miles

An anonymous but well-reasoned objection to my TEI posts
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One Area of TEI That Could Be Most Helpful: Professional Development

Miles hopes teachers are able to get substantive feedback from TEI that helps their development
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The Most Important Reform Right Now in DISD Isn’t Home Rule, It’s TEI

In fact, it's "the biggest reform DISD has seen in 20 years."
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