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  • In Florida, teacher pay now tied to performance

    In Florida, teacher pay now tied to performance
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a far-reaching teacher merit-pay bill that will overhaul how teachers across the state will be evaluated and paid. The law creates an evaluation system that relies heavily on student test score data to judge teacher...
  • U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data

    U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Monday that parents have a right to know if their children's teachers are effective, endorsing the public release of information about how well individual teachers fare at raising their students' test scores....
  • Teachers unions' clout in question

    Teachers unions' clout in question
    Teachers unions have a well-deserved reputation for exercising political clout. With a nearly unparalleled ability to raise cash and organize their ranks, they have elected school boards, influenced legislation and helped set the public school agenda in...
  • D.C. schools may hold lesson for L.A.

    WASHINGTON -- Roxanne Brummell has thrived in what many consider the toughest new testing ground for teachers in the nation. The fifth-grade teacher in Washington, D.C., earned a "highly effective" rating under the district's controversial system that...
  • Can Rick Scott's pension ideas get past GOP?

    Can Rick Scott's pension ideas get past GOP?
    A lot of Republicans in Tallahassee probably are wishing Alex Sink won the election. At least she understood the ground rules of what you can and can't do. Scott is oblivious. He is the first governor since the burning of Sodom and Gomorrah to take...
  • L.A. Unified leads nation by far in number of charter school students

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District continues to have more charter school students than any school system in the country, according to the latest data released by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. L.A. Unified, with about 68,500...
  • Gov. Scott praises charter school during South Florida visit

     
    As we noted earlier today, Gov. Rick Scott and Michelle Rhee, his “informal education advisor,” visited a South Florida charter school this morning. During the tour of the school, Scott praised the school and promised change was coming...
  • Scott keeps Rhee on as “Informal Education Advisor,” the pair plan to visit a South Fl charter school together today

     
    Gov. Rick Scott and Michelle Rhee plan a joint visit later this morning to a charter school in Opa-Locka, the governor's office said. Yesterday, Scott announced that Rhee — the controversial, former chancellor of Washington, D.C. schools —...
  • Gov. Chris Christie: 'New Jersey's comeback has begun,' first in a series of state of the state speeches

     
    First in a series of State of the State speeches by the nation's governors....
  • Michelle Rhee’s agenda: Fix “broken” education system, a “bureaucracy about adults”

     
    Michelle Rhee, now an education adviser to Gov. Rick Scott, today released her new organization's agenda for fixing America's “broken” education system. Rhee, the former chancellor for Washington, D.C. schools, launched the group StudentsFirst...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
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