Public Impact® Co-Director Addresses U.S. Governors

February 24, 2013—Public Impact® Co-Director Bryan C. Hassel spoke to the nation’s governors at their 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.  Appearing with AEI’s Rick Hess, Bryan gave the governors five concrete ideas for giving every student in their states excellent teachers: Get selective about who can teach your state’s children; eliminate policy barriers to excellent teachers reaching more students and leading their peers; start counting how many students have excellent teachers, by school, district & student group; declare a new civil right to excellent teachers; push average teacher pay to $100,000 – within current budgets.

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Parts 1 and 2: Paying Teachers More—Within Budget (10:08)

Watch this space for an updated motiongraphic, based on the experiences of the first pilot schools to implement their own Opportunity Culture®s, showing the importance of models that let teams led by excellent teachers reach many more students, and let all teachers...

An Opportunity Culture® for All

Making Teaching a Highly Paid, High-Impact Profession Full Report [pdf] | Summary [pdf] In this brief written in 2013, Public Impact® Co-Presidents Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan C. Hassel shared their vision of an Opportunity Culture®, explaining how extending the...