Elizabeth Foster

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Investing in principals offers big returns for students and schools

By Elizabeth Foster | April 1, 2021

A new report commissioned by The Wallace Foundation updates the evidence base about school leadership.

An extraordinary time for innovation

By Elizabeth Foster | February 1, 2021

A conversation with Linda Darling-Hammond about how today’s innovations will benefit schools after the pandemic.

A new network for a changed world

By Nick Morgan, Elizabeth Foster and Melinda George | February 1, 2021

The Design Professional Learning for a Virtual World network supports districts and states navigating today’s challenges.

Crisis creates opportunity. Will we seize it?

By Suzanne Bouffard and Elizabeth Foster | February 1, 2021

Jal Mehta looks at how the pandemic is changing teaching and the opportunities it presents to make schools better.

Program inspires students’ civic engagement

By Elizabeth Foster | February 1, 2021

A high school action civics curriculum gave students the skills they need to participate in a democratic society.

High-quality mentoring increases teacher effectiveness

By Elizabeth Foster | December 1, 2020

Study finds new teachers are more effective when they had a strong mentor during pre-service.