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  • CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags

    CPS principal training deal got green light despite red flags
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's formula for fixing Chicago Public Schools has always put a priority on building better leaders, so it could have been a setback for the mayor's agenda when a prominent education nonprofit balked at funding a training program for principals in mid-2012.
  • Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson denies new sexual harassment allegations

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson denies new sexual harassment allegations
    New sexual harassment allegations have been leveled against Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who fired back Thursday, saying the claim had “absolutely no merit.” According to the claim filed last month by Estrellita Ilee Muller, who used to...

    Teachers sue to join union without paying for political activities

    Teachers sue to join union without paying for political activities
    An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop teachers unions in California from using member dues for political purposes unless individual instructors provide their permission. The effort, if successful, could weaken the influence of these...

    When test scores improve, does student learning?

    To the editor: Harvard professor Paul E. Peterson takes as given that testing results indicate the level of learning. He implies that the fact that test scores have improved is proof that the tests have improved education. The only thing that better...

    No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable

    No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable
    The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide...