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Philissa Cramer

Philissa Cramer appears in the following:

Teacher Certification Changes

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New York is joining other states in reworking the way it certifies teachers, emphasizing classroom evaluation over written exams. Gotham Schools managing editor Philissa Cramer talks about the changes. Teachers, what do you make of the changes? How were you evaluated, and was it effective? What's the best way to decide who gets to teach? Call 212-433-9692 or post here!

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Evaluating Teachers

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Philissa Cramer, managing editor at Gotham Schools.org,  talks about disputes over teachers: principals are objecting to test scores for evaluations and Mayor Bloomberg has a modest proposal for class sizes. 

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Charter vs. Public

Friday, May 01, 2009

Philissa Cramer, reporter for the website GothamSchools.org, reports on the conflict over changing two public schools into charter schools in Harlem, and the broader debate over unionization and parents' choices that it brings up.

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