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$90 Million Grant to Fund Teacher Effectiveness Initiative: Empowering Teachers for Student Success - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners approved an Intensive Partnership grant of $90 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund the Teacher Effectiveness Initiative (TEI), a focused plan to improve teacher effectiveness in order to empower teachers for student success. Additionally, the Board approved the acceptance of a $1.9 million grant to fund research designed to help determine the most appropriate process by which to measure effective teaching.

To read the full press release, visit The Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners web site.

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