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  • Cheating scandals put tests in the spotlight

    Cheating scandals put tests in the spotlight
    In Camden, N.J., a principal said the pressure to pump up students' standardized test results came with a threat from a district supervisor — nice medical benefits you have for your sick daughter, sure would be a shame to lose them. In Atlanta, one...
  • In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect

    In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect
    Michelle Rhee is back in town. This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that's really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public...
  • School voucher bill passes House, moves to Senate

    School voucher bill passes House, moves to Senate
    UPDATE: House Bill 1003 which would allow school vouchers passed the Indiana House Wednesday evening. The measure passed with a 56-42 vote. It now moves on to the Senate. ORIGINAL STORY: Hundreds of people rallied at the statehouse Wednesday, showing...
  • Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers

    Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers
    Gov. Rick Scott, the scary bald man now in charge of our state, is scaring the bejabbers out of the public-school establishment. The vouchers-for-all proposal put out by his transition team has the state teachers unions in a panic. The Florida Education...
  • 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...
  • Questions about charter schools

    This letter references an article in the L.A. Times, May 2, “Charter Seekers at Top of Class: 24 High-performing San Fernando Valley Campuses Seek a Change of Status.” Amazingly, it doesn't appear that these schools (existing schools applying...
  • Large number of city teachers receive unsatisfactory evaluations

    A significant number of Baltimore teachers — in some schools as many as 60 percent of the staff — have received unsatisfactory ratings on their midyear evaluations as the system moves to implement a pay-for-performance contract that's...
  • Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University

    Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University
    Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip. She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
  • Mayor Kevin Johnson Marries Michelle Rhee

    Mayor Kevin Johnson Marries Michelle Rhee
    Mayor Kevin Johnson married his fiancée of almost two years Michelle Rhee Saturday evening. The couple was married at Blackberry Farm, just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. “We had a small ceremony with an intimate group of family and friends...