Published Online: February 9, 2010
Published in Print: February 10, 2010, as Atlanta Gets Teacher Grant

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Atlanta Gets Teacher Grant

The Atlanta school district has received $10 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help continue a program designed to attract and retain high-quality teachers. Superintendent Beverly Hall said the three-year grant will help the 50,000-student district establish a better way to evaluate and support teachers. The district hopes to train principals to monitor teacher effectiveness and set up performance-based pay for educators, she said.

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