Evaluation

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

A new report released by The Education Trust emphasizes the need for policy and culture changes in the public education sector, and not just updated teacher evaluation systems.

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

Gov. John Kasich signed the 3,500-page Senate Bill 316 and defended a key provision that for some youngsters increases the pressure to read on grade level by the end of third grade.

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

Pennsylvania is in a "critical" time for education, according to state Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis.

6/25/2012

A team of data-processing workers inflated Columbus schools’ attendance figures by routinely and purposely removing large numbers of absent students from the rolls, four former district data analysts told The Dispatch.

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

Missouri education officials will be testing a new teacher evaluation system in the upcoming school year.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

6/14/2012

A relatively tiny donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has created quite a stir over the past several days.

6/14/2012

What one school official calls an “ambitious alignment” will soon affect the county and state’s educational standards, assessments and accountability methods in an effort to meet the future expectations of student achievement.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan that it is unacceptable to exclude Vermont and many other rural states from a major federal grant program.

6/7/2012

The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.

6/6/2012

6/6/2012

Calling it another step to “fix what’s broken in our public schools,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced which school districts will test out a much-debated plan to grade teacher performance that will soon be mandatory for every teacher in the state.

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Alabama education officials are still reviewing a new law that establishes a statewide system for grading public schools and provides cash incentives to schools that improve their students' performance.

6/4/2012

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be daunting.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

New York Education Commissioner John King says he's ready to restore federal funding to six low-performing schools in Buffalo.

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