The California State Board of Education has asked the State Attorney General to see if Parent Revolution petition signature gatherers misrepresented the goal to parents–to replace the low-performing school’s teachers and administration with staff from Celerity Charter Schools.
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Read the entire study (Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Paper on student-surveyed teacher effectiveness), posted here by the LA Times.
Parents whose kids were forced to attend a rat-infested, poorly ventilated school that made everyone sick were promised a new one by 2011 but so far any rebuilding in the school’s old spot looks to prioritize commercial development first. Sign the petition that would help give parents and their children who attend the temporary school a voice.
Meet the people from all around the country who grade your kid’s standardized tests–an influential score that helps “quantify” the abilities of all kinds of kids.
…just as we know physical abuse by adults creates lasting damage in children, it’s becoming clearer that verbal or emotional abuse by a child’s peers is also enough to create lasting, measurable damage in a child…
Students have savvy things to say about how effective their teachers are in helping them learn.
A San Diego teacher describes how tenure works and real barriers to teacher and student success.
Rather than cede education reform to politicians who portray unions as obstacles to good schooling, teacher’s unions offer their own solutions to closing the student achievement gap.
Shanghai teens best all other teens for reading, writing, math achievement on the global PISA test.
School textbooks–are we getting value for what we taxpayers pay?