Last week, we awoke to yet another story in the Boston Globe featuring Paul Grogan, head of the … Read more about Boston Foundation says: Boston teachers earn too much while working too little.
eBulletin archives for January 2011
Last week blogger Valerie Strauss -- in her excellent column in the "Washington Post " talked about … Read more about blogger Valerie Strauss about how teacher effectiveness is now being measured by economists, not educators:
This Thursday, January 20, the SPED Faculty Senate will be holding its meeting with or without Sped … Read more about SPED Faculty Senate Meeting…Is Director John Verre Attending or Not?
Education in the News: A good piece in the New York Times, "Hurdles Emerge in Rising Effort to Rate … Read more about Using ‘Student Data’ to Rate Teachers is Imperfect At Best, Misleading at Worst
From the National Educational Policy Center: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's "Measures of … Read more about Gates’s Study Supporting Student Data to Rate Teachers Takes Another Hit
Seems that a majority of elementary school principals do not like being judged by student … Read more about If it is Not Good for the Goose, Why is it Good for the Gander?
Below is a copy of a speech Senator Pat Jehlen gave tying together the struggle to raise the minimum … Read more about Massachusetts Senator Jehlen Says: Raise the Minimum Wage, Reduce the Achievement Gap