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The Pima Community College chancellor wants to eliminate the school’s lowest-level remedial education classes because they aren’t effective. Opponents say the proposal would cut off access to the only education… Read more
John Thompson The firings late last week of more than 200 D.C. public school teachers based on the IMPACT evaluation system that was instituted under former chancellor Michelle Rhee should… Read more
A UC Berkeley freshman orientation program triggered national debate last year when it asked new students to send in saliva samples for voluntary DNA testing for three dietary traits. The… Read more
Online learning means fewer teachers (and union members) per student.
What if you woke up tomorrow and all of your painstakingly edited YouTube videos were gone, your 4,000-entry Twitter feed erased and your lovingly tended Facebook page deleted?… Read more
The most powerful and cost effective method to turn around failing schools is to provide them effective teachers and principals.
Using the freedom-of-information law, I recendly obtained a list of all discipline cases handled by the B.C. College of Teachers in 2008. These records show that scores of… Read more