Benefit Seminar Announced for 403b, SMART Plans Plus More SAVE THE DATE: Health insurance? … Read more about Benefits, Salary Increase, Seminar & More
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In the Pittsburgh PS, how much testing is enough? from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette... "Get those … Read more about Students: On Your Mark, Get Set, Do Bubble Sheet
Good day, all. State Representative Martin Walsh defeated at-large City Councilor John Connolly by … Read more about Martin Walsh defeated at-large City Councilor John Connolly
From an Op-Ed in the Washington Post: What happens if America loses its unions? What would … Read more about Race to the Bottom
Learning from the last 20 years before we jump into the next wave of ed … Read more about Citizens for Public Schools Event: Look Before You Leap Learning from the last 20 years before we jump into the next wave of ed reform. Lesley University, 1815 Mass. Ave., amphitheater – room 2-150, 7:00 to 8:30pm, Wednesday, Nov. 13. (Near the Porter Square subway station.) Massachusetts state leaders are preparing to adopt a new system of high stakes tests that has more tests in more grades. Meanwhile, the legislature is considering proposals to allow additional charter schools. Before we commit to escalating the changes launched 20 years ago, let’s look at what has happened so far. Citizens for Public Schools will lead the discussion, based on their report, Twenty Years After Education Reform, released in June. Come share your experiences with ed reform and hear about the plans for the new, bigger battery of high-stakes tests called “PARCC.” The forum is organized by state Sen. Pat Jehlen, with support from the Cambridge Education Association, Mayor Henrietta Davis, Like Minded Parents, and members of the Cambridge legislative delegation.
Process? On April 23, 2013, based on an analysis of school department data on performance … Read more about Follow up After Six Months: What has the School Department Done to Eliminate Bias in the Performance Evaluation Process?
Much has been written analyzing the mayoral election, some of it very good. Among the best is the … Read more about Mayoral Voting Analysis
The Boston Teachers Union regrets to announce the death of retired Boston teacher Robert Myers. Mr. … Read more about Obituaries
Yesterday's Globe reported that the Globe had been able to successfully force the school department … Read more about Globe forces schools to release performance evals