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.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:06pm
For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:16pm
While Gov. Bobby Jindal and his legislative allies celebrate the passage of sweeping changes to the state’s public-education system, some local teachers and teachers-in-training say they fear for the future the reforms have created.