With all the controversy and acrimonious debate surrounding the use of value-added models in teacher … Read more about Value-Added In Teacher Evaluations: Built To Fail
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From Fairtest: The primary goal of teacher evaluation should be to provide assistance where needed, … Read more about Flawed Massachusetts Teacher Evaluation Proposal Risks Further Damage to Teaching and Learning
Most teachers and principals will tell you that non-instructional school staff can make a big … Read more about Are School Counselors a Cost-Effective Education Input? Yes!
from The Wall St. Journal: A new group backed by two hedge-fund founders is taking aim at New … Read more about Hedge Fund Operators Seek Changes in Seniority and Tenure
from Bay State Banner Op-Ed: NAACP president and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous was dismayed at the … Read more about NAACP got it right when it joined with NYC Teacher Union
from The New York Times... "As a labor lawyer I cringe when Democrats talk of "saving" Social … Read more about A New and Bold Idea: Let’s Increase Social Security Benefits
The MA Senate passed its version of health reform. The Senate version offers a slight improvement … Read more about Health Insurance Update
It doesn't help our relationship with the Superintendent when the Superintendent's staff puts out an … Read more about The School Department’s Weekly Bulletin: Setting the Record Straight…Again. And Again.
The BPS has sent out 21 layoff notices to permanent teachers and support staff. Twelve of the … Read more about Layoff Letters Sent to 21 Permanent Teachers and Support Staff