U.S. education can migrate to a system that supports teaching, drives learning, and gives all students a strong foundation, according to a new report from the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF).

Key points

The new vision is one in which:

  • Teachers will have more agency and new roles and leadership opportunities and will, in turn, be supported by a system of aligned resources and supports

  • These efforts will be supported by a new shared accountability that encourages collaboration, use of data within a context of continuous improvement, and teacher-led professional learning


The Commission also issued a call to collective action...

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