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The Field Guide to Education Reform: How to Spot a Real Education Reformer
Don’t be fooled by false education reformers — this useful guide from CER helps the media and voters spot real reformers.

Making The Grade? Report Card on Performance Pay Programs Across the U.S.
A CER Policy alert that combats the myths, confusion, and misunderstandings about performance pay while developing a roadmap for state legislators.

5 Principles for Racing to Teacher Quality
The U.S. Department of Education should set strict rules for states receiving federal “Race to the Top” funds for teacher quality initiatives, according to Jeanne Allen, president of The Center for Education Reform.

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ)
A nonprofit in Washington, DC that advocates for reforms in a broad range of teacher policies at the federal, state, and local levels in order to increase the number of effective teachers.

The New Teacher Project (TNTP)
A national nonprofit committed to ending the injustice of educational inequality. Founded by teachers in 1997, TNTP works with schools, districts and states to provide excellent teachers to the students who need them most and advance policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom.

Educators for Excellence
An organization of education professionals who seek to provide an independent voice for educators in the debate surrounding education reform – a voice that puts students first.

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE)
A nonprofit dedicated to recruiting, certifying and supporting excellent teachers essential for achieving student success.

The Association of American Educators (AAE)
The largest national nonunion professional teachers association, advancing the profession through teacher advocacy and professional development, as well as promoting excellence in education, so that members receive the respect, recognition and reward they deserve.

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