Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 07/31/2012 - 12:54am
At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 3:25pm
Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s formula for boosting student achievement in struggling schools is built on a simple concept — allowing principals to select their teaching staff regardless of seniority.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 11:26pm
The Obama administration announced a new initiative to recruit an elite group of master educators in a $1-billion effort to bolster U.S. educational attainment in the subjects of math, science, engineering, and technology.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 11:06pm
Faced with a shocking case of teacher misconduct with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff - from custodians to the principal - to smash what he called a "culture of silence."
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 07/05/2012 - 6:35am
The title of the nation’s largest labor union — the National Education Association — seems calculated to blur the fact that it is a teachers union. In this blunt city, however, the teachers union candidly calls itself the Chicago Teachers Union.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:05am
Arts, music and middle school sports programs in Clayton schools will be spared next year, but possibly at the expense of 134 teaching jobs under a cost-cutting plan approved by the school board this week.