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“In the next three years I think we’ll have maybe the worst teacher shortage in the country -- I think most of that is self-inflicted.”
In March, Gov. Sam Brownback (R) signed a school funding overhaul, which resulted in the state's schools losing a combined
Israel's Haredi Schools Get Standardized Testing? As YNet reports, Israel's ultra-Orthodox religious schools, which receive public money, will have to take standardized tests -- as ordered by the Supreme Court. A judge said that such schools "should start taking things seriously, or face the consequences." Why, you ask, do I bring you news from across the planet? It's an interesting parallel to an ongoing debate on our own soil. In the U.S., there has been much talk over whether private schools that receive public-school vouchers or tax credits should be held to the same standards as their public school peers. Obviously the structure is different, and in Israel there's no public-private distinction between the schools. But it's still fascinating to watch.
This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. In 2012, new teacher-evaluation systems and merit pay spread across
Next month in an Austin courtroom, two-thirds of the school districts in Texas will resume their argument that the state's
Trego school district Superintendent George Griffith presented to the Kansas State Board of Education a report Tuesday that
With most Kansas state assessments being computerized — not to mention the growing reliance on typing, texting and emailing
That's where students across the country are waging war against the first lady. Teens from Kansas to Wisconsin have staged
Subsequent harassment through the year led to anxiety and depression. According to the complaint, school officials told Wright
The child was reportedly ordered to strip to his boxers, though the missing money was later recovered under a cafeteria table
The West Middle School student was able to raise $600 and presented her idea to principal Myron Melton, who says Krieger's
Yet the buzz surrounding this election is also attributable to the controversial church Wu attends. The state's former standards