DPS and DFT issue Joint Covenant with major reform initiatives

Posted November 25, 2009

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb and Detroit Federation of Teachers President Keith Johnson on Tuesday released a Joint Covenant that listed eight major reform areas that the new teachers contract will include: Peer Assistance and Review, Meaningful jointly-determined professional staff development, Best practices at Priority Schools, Shared decision-making, School-based performance bonuses, Teaching Fellows Program (not to replace a certified teacher but to engage in team-teaching), Comprehensive teacher evaluation system, New schools development

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