Parent ResourcesParent Resources Article – 12/6Schools across the state have been taking initiatives to improve teacher performance. These methods are necessary to pull new teacher skill levels up to the most effective levels. Several districts are taking advantage of resources that allow coaching for new teachers from “veterans” in the educational system. Others are employing teamwork methods to allow teachers to learn from each other. The promising methods are detailed by the Chicago Tribune.To achieve sustainable change in the quality of education for the children of our community there must be a renewed commitment and increased consistent engagement of three critical stakeholders: Students, Parent/Family Members and Schools. To reinforce this commitment, the Chicago Urban League recommends establishing an “Educational Partnership Agreement” which aligns the responsibilities and expectations of each stakeholder.