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
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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
Good piece in the New York Times about the shared-space controversy in the New York Public … Read more about Charter School Controversies Continue Over Space, Politics and Money
Conflict of Interest: Two Boston School Committee Members Serve on Boston Foundation Board Those … Read more about Conflict of Interest: Two Boston School Committee Members Serve on Boston Foundation Board
Ten years ago, Congress adopted the No Child Left Behind legislation, mandating that all students … Read more about Stunning School Results Often…Well, Misleading
Senior staff members from the United States Department of Education have visited here to study the … Read more about Helping Teachers Help Themselves
More from Education Week: The United States' education system is neither coherent nor likely to see … Read more about How About a Little Common Sense?
from Education Week: Nearly a decade of America's test-based accountability systems, from "adequate … Read more about Wait a Minute: Maybe More Testing Is Counterproductive
from the NY Times: New York City education officials are developing more than a dozen new … Read more about How about more testing?