Education in the News: A good piece in the New York Times, "Hurdles Emerge in Rising Effort to Rate … Read more about Using ‘Student Data’ to Rate Teachers is Imperfect At Best, Misleading at Worst
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pilot_ task_force_final_report_2010.pdf We hope you have had a relaxing break. Lots of new to … Read more about E Bulletin #26 2010-11
Below is a copy of a speech Senator Pat Jehlen gave tying together the struggle to raise the minimum … Read more about Massachusetts Senator Jehlen Says: Raise the Minimum Wage, Reduce the Achievement Gap
"Finland has a different approach to student testing and how test data can or should not be used. … Read more about Learning from Finland
How School Closings Hurt Students The New York Times ran a piece a while back based on a study from … Read more about Education in the News
School Superintendent Kenneth Mitchell from New York's Orangetown Central School District Suggests … Read more about Value Added Testings: Where Will It End?
"Many teachers unions around the country, including the state chapter of the American Federation of … Read more about Teachers would tie own rating to MCAS
" 'The lack of attention to English language learners was glaring in many of the 15 applications for … Read more about Charter proposals are found lacking
It seems that a majority of elementary school principals do not like being judged by student … Read more about Test Scores Dropped from Definition of Effective Principal