NYC Teachers' Free Pass? The Wall Street Journal crunched eight years worth of data, and found that more than 10 percent of principals did not flunk one teacher on their evaluations. "The findings give ammunition to Department of Education officials who say the teacher-rating system should be changed," WSJ's Lisa Fleisher writes. "New York City is one of a handful of school districts statewide that hasn't adopted a new, more nuanced system of grading teachers. ... Under the current system, teachers are either rated unsatisfactory or satisfactory. Annually, less than 3% of teachers citywide are marked "unsatisfactory."
A New Jersey school district went so far as to entirely ban Christmas carols like "Silent Night" in 2010 to "promote an inclusive
INDIANA REFERENDUM Bennett’s national profile has helped him amass a campaign treasury of $1.2 million, nearly half of which
Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg charged Johnson on Tuesday with sexual intercourse without consent stemming
While achievement has gone up for other groups of students, we are not making the same kind of progress for our American Indian and Alaska Native students.
A university official at a campus under fire for its handling of sexual assault allegations tried to punish an alleged rape
At a time when some education reformers argue that only high test scores matter, the rise of the community school movement offers a crucial counterpoint.
Court documents for the case indicate Spell has confessed to his role in the killing of Arnold. The suspect allegedly said
After the Penn State scandal broke, I was asked if this was finally the tipping point. Would colleges now take sexual assault seriously? Doubtful. And a new case of a university run amok has emerged to serve as evidence.
"The general idea is this: As of right now, states only have one option, that is, to comply with the law as it exists," Hamilton