Human Resources

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

New Haven teachers were apprehensive when they backed a new evaluation system three years ago, but they were not angry.

3/15/2012

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan got a vote of confidence and an extra year added to his contract by the state Board of Education.

3/15/2012

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

Efforts to revamp public education are increasingly focused on evaluating teachers using student test scores, but school districts nationwide are only beginning to deal with the practical challenges of implementing those changes.

3/8/2012

Declining property taxes contributed to a $1.3 billion statewide cut to education last year, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s first year in office.

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Several well-heeled Democratic donors have openly split with the state party and legislative leaders over education reform, arguing Washington is falling behind because lawmakers are afraid to buck the teachers union.

2/27/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS has added an Attachment Feature to its Staff Safety Reporting Systems, part of the award-winning EmployeeSafe Suite.

2/27/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS has added an Attachment Feature to its Staff Safety Reporting Systems, part of the award-winning EmployeeSafe Suite.

2/27/2012

The release of a trove of data evaluating New York City teachers on their ability to boost student test scores represents a potentially powerful new tool for parents to assess their children's public schools.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

As part of District Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series for K12 technology executives, we spoke with Scott McLeod, founding director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).

2/23/2012

Regional Superintendent Gil Morrison called the past few months draining and exhausting.

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

Wonderlic announced a technology alliance with SchoolSpring that allows hiring managers to pinpoint the best potential employees through a seamless candidate testing experience.

2/14/2012

2/14/2012

Current enrollment in public schools (District of Columbia Public Schools and Public Charter Schools) is up 2% (1,767) from last year, to 76,753, and numbers have been steadily increasing over the past three years, according to audited data by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

2/13/2012

2/13/2012

As suburban school officials remain skittish about the idea of paying more toward teachers’ retirements, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said a proposal he’s considering would spare local districts the cost of covering the immense pension debt the state has racked up.

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