Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 6:44pm
The previously confidential ratings estimate teachers' effectiveness in raising students' standardized test scores. The district is in negotiations to use the ratings as part of a new teacher evaluation system.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 5:22pm
A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 4:39pm
There are too many unexamined details and too many unanswered questions for the state to move forward quickly with Gov. Tom Corbett's public education reform proposal, a top Hazleton Area administrator said.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 11:10pm
We are approaching the end of the second year of NBC's Education Nation reports and last week I listened to the virtues of charter schools being extolled, the faults of traditional public schools being magnified, and the efforts that thousands of teachers make every day to connect with children being tossed aside like yesterday's garbage.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 10:49pm
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstadon Monday unveiled an education reform plan that focuses on tying teacher pay to performance and will form the centerpiece of a legislative package he intends to introduce before lawmakers convene early next year.