Teacher Quality Roadmap: Improving Policies and Practices in the School District of Philadelphia

May 2013

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This report examines teacher quality policies and practices in the School District of Philadelphia and provides Philadelphia with a tailored analysis of the teacher policy areas most in need of critical attention, as well as areas of strength for the district.

Local Partners

Philadelphia Education Fund
Philadelphia School Partnership

Related Resources

Press Release
Community Guide

Press Coverage

If Philly schools are to improve, district must address outdated teacher union policies (EAGnews.org, 5/23/13)
DN Editorial: LESSON PLANS: Teachers must face the part they play in school problems (The Inquirer, 5/23/13)
National report outlines problems with Philadelphia's policies around teachers (thenotebook, 5/22/13)
Nonprofit's study critical of Phila. teacher policies (The Inquirer, 5/22/13)
Report Urges End To Automatic Teacher Tenure In Philadelphia Public Schools (CBS Philly, 5/22/13)

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