A 29-year teaching vet claims that students are not proficient at reading or in other essential skills areas, because teachers are being told not to teach.
Cathy O’Neil points out why the Gates’ Foundation’s Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching experiment not only failed but did actual harm to public schools.
The New York Assembly passed a bill that would decouple state assessments from teacher evaluations this week 131 to 1, the measure is gaining momentum in the New York Senate.
A bill was just introduced in the New York Assembly that would bar schools from using standardized assessment scores on teacher evaluations.
The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly to prevent PARCC scores from being used to evaluate teachers in a 52-11-8 vote on Thursday.
Billions of tax dollars have been spent over decades to prepare teachers but have produced little evidence of success. States complain that they can’t identify ineffective teachers. It is time to wake up and smell the burning toast! The significance of subjecting teachers to failed teacher-training programs is lost on those who influence education. Billions […]
Well if Race to the Top wasn’t a mandate for the states prior to receiving a grant, it certainly is after it has been awarded. What the Federal government gives, the Federal government can also take away. This is a lesson that Georgia is learning at the moment. Part of Georgia’s $400 million Race to […]