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
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"...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.
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.
Yesterday Boston Public Schools and teachers in America were highlighted in President Obama's press … Read more about President Obama urges lawmakers once again to pass the American Jobs Act
Yesterday Boston Public Schools and teachers in America were highlighted in President Obama's press … Read more about Obama’s Press Conference
"Cheating scandals have been rolling up the East Coast like a hurricane this year, from Atlanta to … Read more about A report in the New York Times: High Stakes Tests May Lead to High Stakes Cheating
k " one in the Globe showing that there is a stubborn achievement gap based on income in … Read more about Two interesting, related pieces surfaced this wee
Tacoma teachers are entering their 2nd week of striking over several important issues, … Read more about Tacoma teachers strike enters 2nd week
"In a rare display of bipartisanship, the House approved a bill on Tuesday supporting the expansion … Read more about From the New York Times, a report on a Federal bill to expand charter schools: