Behind the Headlines: Gateses Give $290 Million for Education

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Gateses Give $290 Million for Education
11/20/09 | The New York Times

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Dollars and Sense
Winter 2005 | Education Next

The Gates Foundation announced yesterday that it would be spending over $300 million to support efforts to study what makes teachers effective and to transform how teachers are evaluated. In 2005, Ed Next published an article by Tom Dee and Benjamin Keys that described Tennessee’s Career Ladder, an early effort to overhaul teacher evaluations and to link the results to promotions and pay.

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