From Education Week "The cheating scandal that has rocked the 48,000-student Atlanta school … Read more about With More High Stakes Testing, Is More Cheating Inevitable?
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"Mr. Duncan has called the law a'slow-motion train wreck,' tried unsuccessfully to get Congress to … Read more about State Challenges Seen as Whittling Away Federal Education Law
ma_school_closings_sales_leases.pdf UP_II_App.pdf UP_Teacher_Perspective-1.pdf Good Day. Much has … Read more about E Bulletin #57 2010-11
"'It's hard to improve public education—that's clear. As Warren Buffett would say, if you're picking … Read more about Was the $5 Billion Worth It?
Pioneer_Institute_HousesofLearning.pdf State_House_News_Patrick_Torn_Over_Labor_Role.pdf Note to … Read more about E Bulletin #56 2010-11
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
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 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
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!