A simple question teachers should now ask about their profession
Washington Post (blog)
She was named the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by the School Administrators Association of New York State. She is one of the co-authors of the principals' letter against evaluating teachers by student test scores, which has been signed by ...
Bill Gates: Shame won't lead to improved teachingAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
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The Wiener Library is a combination of museum, archive, research center and academic institution. It documents the flourishing life and violent death of Germany's Jewish community.
Talk about your classy ladies!
New York Post
That distinction belongs to Barry Price, an eighth-grade math teacher at James McKieran JHS in The Bronx who has five years on the job. Price, a New York City Teaching Fellow and 2011 Award for Classroom Excellence winner who is also his school's ...
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With Release of Teacher Data, Setback for Union Turns Into a Rallying Cry
New York Times
In the days leading up to the release of ratings for thousands of New York City public-school teachers on Friday, hundreds of e-mails poured into the in-box of Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers.
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New York Times
After Release of Ratings, a Focus on 'Top' Teachers
New York Times
Another, a San Francisco transplant, was in her first job at the front of a classroom and insisted that her special-education students at Public School 49 in the Bronx be held to the highest standards. A third said she benefited from the small class ...
The Texas Tribune: Edward Blum and the Project on Fair Representation Head to the Supreme Court to Fight Race-Based Laws
Edward Blum’s Project on Fair Representation is a one-man operation opposed to race-based laws and he is headed for the United States Supreme Court to argue his case.
The methodology used can cause a wide variation among teachers in the same New York school, and great results can still bring a poor ranking.
San Francisco State University’s library is one of a number switching to automated retrieval systems, which means a large percentage of the university’s books are stored elsewhere.
The ratings of roughly 18,000 New York City teachers showed that those who were most and least successful in improving their students’ test scores could be found all over.
Teacher Ratings Aired in New York
Wall Street Journal
By STEPHANIE BANCHERO The release of a trove of data evaluating New York City teachers on their ability to boost student test scores represents a potentially powerful new tool for parents to assess their children's public schools. Ask former DC schools ...
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Educators are invited to submit a response to their rating and have it appear on SchoolBook when the Teacher Data Reports are released.
The census found significant gains in college education for all demographic groups, but blacks and Latinos not only continue to trail far behind whites, the gap has also widened.
In a move that could drive up tuition prices for public universities in Florida, lawmakers there are expected to slash millions of dollars from the state’s higher education budget.
President Hugo Chávez’s embrace of the musical education program El Sistema has angered some of its supporters and provoked rare criticism of two of Venezuela’s most celebrated figures.
Men are shifting the dynamics of a changing organization.
Dennis M. Walcott, New York City’s schools chancellor, promised a review of all substantiated misconduct charges in the school system going back to 2000.
New York’s new system for judging the quality of teaching will use independent observers classrooms to monitor the performance of the weakest instructors.
The ratings grade nearly 18,000 teachers based on how much progress their students have made on standardized tests.
More industries are following Hollywood’s lottery system, offering potential wealth in exchange for terrible hours and low pay.
The New York City education department has called for investigations into nine high schools for irregularities in the way the schools scored examinations or awarded credits.