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Enactment of a “parent trigger” law, which allows parents in failing schools to force radical changes, has also been discussed.
The voice of the classroom teacher must be heard, especially around issues of classroom discipline, instructional design and delivery
…17 of the 20 weakest state teacher unions are prohibited from collecting agency fees.
According to Andreas Schleicher of OECD, the United States is unique among countries in that the generation of workers entering the US workforce does not have higher college attainment levels… Read more
Since Teach For America was proposed by Wendy Kopp in 1989, the organization’s nearly 33,000 participants have reached more than 3 million children nationwide during their two-year teaching commitments. In… Read more
In other words, only three percent of Michigan teachers were rated “minimally effective” or “ineffective,” the lowest two categories.
Here are five misconceptions about a serious and widespread problem in education today: cheating isn’t a problem at my kid’s school; kids cheat in the same ways today as they… Read more
No textbook ever printed, no lecture ever delivered, no computer program ever written, puts school subjects to more relevant use
The young reformers don’t appear to be directing their wrath solely at the UFT