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Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.Earlier this month, members of the Kanawha County Board of Education reviewed Superintendent Ron Duerring's performance and approved a $7,500 raise that brings his salary to $157,500 a year. At the most recent meeting, board member Becky Jordon raised...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning
Teachers overwhelmingly support new "Common Core" academic standards in language arts and math, according to a new poll by the American Federation of Teachers. But they also are overwhelmingly worried that new tests tied to those new standards will be...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning, Elections
Re "Cheating is cheating," Editorial, April 3 You accuse us of weakening our condemnation of test score tampering in Atlanta because we also condemned the climate created by policymakers' fixation on standardized tests. Cheating is cheating. It should...
Tags: School Examinations
If a student cheats on an important test, such as a midterm, he is punished, and rightly so. His teacher doesn't merely brush aside the offense and blame it on all the stressful and unnecessary high-stakes tests that today's unfortunate students are...
SACRAMENTO -- In the course of reporting a story about Michelle Rhee, the controversial former District of Columbia chancellor seeking to take her brand of education reform to statehouses across the country, the Los Angeles Times asked her spokeswoman a...
Tags: Los Angeles Times, Michelle Rhee
The Hartford CourantGov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of a charter school executive to the state Board of Education has met with a brushfire of opposition from a teachers union. Earlier this month, Malloy nominated Andrea Comer, 47, chief operating officer for the...
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University's governors have ratified an eight-year faculty contract, one week ahead of the effective date of Michigan's new right-to-work law. The law bans mandatory payments from employees to the unions that represent...
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin saw his proposed overhaul of public schools clear its first legislative hurdle Tuesday when the Senate Education Committee endorsed the bill with modest changes to language addressing teacher hiring and the school calendar. Advanced...
DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University professors in Detroit and teachers in a suburban school district separately agreed to eight-year contracts, weeks before Michigan's new right-to-work law takes effect. The law bans mandatory payments from...
L.A. NOWAs early election results in the Los Angeles school board election continued to trickle in late Tuesday, two-term incumbent Monica Garcia bolstered her strong lead in District 2, one-term incumbent Steve Zimmer continued to maintain his hold on District 4...
L.A. NOWAs election results in the Los Angeles school board election continued to be tabulated early Wednesday, two-term incumbent Monica Garcia upheld a strong hold in District 2, one-term incumbent Steve Zimmer maintained his slim lead on District 4 and Antonio...
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is set to unveil a tablet computer for public schools on Monday at the SXSWedu education technology conference in Austin, Texas, Bloomberg reports. The $299, 10-inch tablet is the brainchild of Amplify, News Corp.'s...
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