Ellen Behrstock Sherratt, Ph.D., is a researcher on American Institutes for Research (AIR)’s educator quality team and co-author of the book Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders. She conducts research and provides technical assistance around teacher effectiveness and quality.
March 15, 2012 / Allison Rizzolo, Ellen Behrstock Sherratt
This week is about honoring teachers, education leaders, and reformers from around the world as they gather in New York City to celebrate teaching and learning.
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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