AFT President Supports BTU Position on Extended Day Last week Randi Weingarten held a press … Read more about Weingarten Press Conference Takes Issue With Superintendent’s Proposal to Mandate Additional Time Without Compensation
eBulletin archives for October 2011
The Boston Teachers Union regrets to inform that Mr. Francis Furlong, retired teacher from the Perry … Read more about Obituaries
Oh, the late school buses! At last week's school committee meeting (see a video here) the appointed … Read more about One Third of Buses Run Late: School Department Sees Glass Half Full; Everyone Else, Half Empty
From the New York Times: "...The initiative's success is refueling a debate over whether cash … Read more about The AP Merit Pay debate again made the news last week.
"...This is yet another experiment in "pay for performance" or merit pay, but follow-up studies of … Read more about And a few well-esteemed educators answered back.
This is a wonderful, detailed piece in Dissent Magazine. "THE COST of K-12 public schooling … Read more about Got Dough? How Billionaires Rule Our Schools
From Michael Winerip in the New York Times: "A good principal has been a teacher. While Ivy … Read more about What Makes a Good Principal?
Very rare is the occasion where school department administrators speak candidly at a school … Read more about Candid Comments from a Former Administrator
Yesterday Boston Public Schools and teachers in America were highlighted in President Obama's press … Read more about Obama’s Press Conference