Friday, July 06, 2012
Here's a roundup of the news that occurred this week -- including the city's comeback to an arbitrator's rejection of its "turnaround" hiring plans and the Obama administration's re-shaping of the No Child Left Behind law.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Studies show that test-focused education is not preparing students for college, says a writer. So why not substitute testing for all with a program of test-based audits using samples of students?, the author asks in an opinion article.
Friday, November 04, 2011
When school leaders share their authority with teachers, parents and even the students themselves, they widen the circle of those who are responsible, and ultimately accountable, for student success.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
By Beth Fertig
New York City wants to institute new guidelines that will make it harder for public school teachers to get tenure. Principals are getting new guidelines that encourage them to grade teachers more rigorously than before when it comes to tenure evaluations.