Informing Policy from the Grassroots
Linda Darling-Hammond discusses what policymakers should be paying attention to in order to create legislation that focuses on a capacity building approach, acknowledging that teachers hold the knowledge and expertise needed and promoting knowledge creation and sharing to advance literacy learning.
You might also be interested in additional clips from Linda Darling-Hammond's keynote speech that occurred during the 2011 NCTE National Convention:
- Creating the Right Conditions: Supporting collaborative, inquiry-based professional development
- Two Different Approaches to Reform
Access to this resource has been provided by the National Council of Teachers of English, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization.