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Mayors back parents seizing control of schools

Mayors back parents seizing control of schools
... seize control of low-performing public schools and fire the teachers, oust the administrators.... Teacher unions fight to keep clout with Democrats ... Union leaders say there is no proof such upheaval will improve learning. ... California state ...

Los Angeles teachers vote to take pay cut, shorten school year
Los Angeles Times
United Teachers Los Angeles members OK a one-year contract under which they ... and to further undercut the value of an LAUSD education," Fletcher said.

Teacher-Score Deal Close
Wall Street Journal
Teachers unions preferred a system that only allowed parents to see a teacher's category in the new system, which rates teachers on a curve as highly effective, ...

Teacher Evaluation Talks Crumbling: Source
New York Daily News (blog)
Cuomo on Sunday evening to allow the public access to a breakdown of teacher performance based on grade or schools, but with names of all teachers ...

Gov's no-name teach eval plan
New York Daily News
Cuomo's offer is to allow the public access to a breakdown of teacher performance... but with names of all teachers withheld, a source with direct knowledge of the talks ... Education. SITE BLOGS WEB Search powered by Yahoo! Search Field ...

New York Daily News

Lawmakers, Cuomo focus on teacher evaluations
Wall Street Journal
The biggest would likely release teacher evaluations to parents, but not to the general public. That would be a win for the teachers' unions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...

US mayors back parents seizing control of schools
Teachers' unions fiercely oppose parent trigger laws* Many Democratic mayors ... Union leaders say there is no proof such upheaval will improve learning. ... state senator who now runs that state's branch of Democrats for Education Reform, ...

New Teaching Method On the Card
One of the Education Officers, Mr Godfrey Augustine, said since the ... training on 'Learning through Photography,' which is a new supplementary teaching method ... if they come upon teachers using the method during their inspections of schools. ... or ...

LEGO(R) Education BuildToExpress Transforms the Learning ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LEGO(R) Education BuildToExpress Transforms the Learning Process and Offers ... teachingprocess that helps students build their way to better communication. ... of LEGO bricks to create a hands-on learning environment where teachers can ... The ...

LA Teachers Agree to Shorter Year, Pay Cut in New Contract
Education Week News
Los Angeles Unified's teachers' union has ratified an agreement to take up to 10 unpaid furlough ... Education Week Teacher · Education Week Digital Directions · Education Week Top.... Leveraging Adaptive Learning to Personalize Education ... Teaching ...

MTN Delivers Global Learning with SumTotal Systems
MarketWatch (press release)
"Success with e-Learning comes from a variety of factors - good content, an easy to navigate system, effective reporting but most of all, immediate accessibility," ...

Lockheed Martin Hosts 20 Bay Area Teachers Over Summer In ...
MarketWatch (press release)
During this period, each teacher, paired with industry mentors, augments their ... to transform teaching and learning through industry-education partnerships.

Teacher evaluation plan a test for LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy
Los Angeles Daily News
Armed with a court order mandating the use of student test scores in teacher ... review system to the district s teachers, union leaders and even its school board members. ... is notoriously unreliable because of the individuality of student learning ...

UK uni teacher training marked down
The Australian
About 10000 new teachers — a third of the total each year — will be chosen and ... teaching theories that don't work and actively damage children's education. ... 'A compulsory connection to the NBN us a firewall to learning for many students' ...

Teacher evaluations upheld
Concord Monitor
The union representing teachers in the Winnisquam Regional School District has lost its fight to block a method of evaluation that could include student test ...

Education is the great equalizer, but is becoming the great separator
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
According to the Alliance for Excellent Education, remedial education for incoming ... discipline and hard work to master, and it is difficult to find teachers skilled in ... As a college freshman, my trigonometry instructor was an exceptional teacher.

Pedal power: Teaching physics through energy-making bicycle
Sacramento Bee
In the fall, he plans to use the bike as a teaching tool for students in his classes, but it also will be available for use in other classrooms and school districts ...

Namibia: ACC Swoops On Education Ministry
The Ministry of Education stays aware of its responsibilities through national ... the contributions every citizen, parent, teacher and learner makes under very ...

School systems must play stronger role in teacher training
The Australian
THE nation's biggest employer of teachers, the NSW government, ... amid concerns about the low entrance scores for education degrees and the lack of ... the best and brightest into teaching and suggests universities graduate too many teachers at ...

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott says teachers union protecting ...
New York Daily News
CITY SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR Dennis Walcott bluntly accused the teachers union Sunday of shielding teachers who prey on their students sexually.

New York Daily News

Partners in Learning Alumni Forum 2012 - Innovative-Education ...
By RichardRyan
Technology integration in education in Australia and globally. Learn how teachers and students are using Microsoft and other technologies to tackle challenges of 21st century skills. Stories from Partners in Learning.
MSDN Blogs

Sto-Rox High School Principal Talks Education « CBS Pittsburgh
By amarsico11
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — KDKA Radio's Chris Moore was joined in the studio of NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Heath Bailey, the principal of Sto-Rox High School. Bailey talks with Chris about his school district and others, and ...
CBS Pittsburgh

An Open Thank You Letter to Teachers « Cooperative Catalyst
By zoeweil
Here's an excerpt from “An Open Thank You Letter to Teachers”: “Dear Teachers, Another school year is over, and there's a good chance you haven't been thanked for another year's hard work. That might actually be quite an understatement.
Cooperative Catalyst

#108 Lifelong Learning « Steve Piscitelli's Blog
By stevepiscitelli
#108 Lifelong Learning. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey. Teaching provides an environment that constantly motivates me to learn. Every day—and I mean EVERY day—I learn something new. Whether ...
Steve Piscitelli's Blog

Is Teacher Churn Undermining Real Education Reform in DC?
By Candi Peterson
The Washington Teacher. A blog designed to facilitate communication about education,teaching, schools, labor issues, social justice, politics and ordinary life. Statements or expressions of opinions herein 'do not' represent the views or official positions of DCPS, American ... An Op-ed in this Sunday's Washington Post, written by Mark Simon, educationanalyst and DCPS parent calls attention to the rate of turnover of both teachers and principals as a huge education reform.
The Washington Teacher

Union Contract Demands Sacramento “Teacher of the Year” Be Fired
By Stephen Frank
Her pink slip comes just days after President Barack Obama prodded Washington lawmakers to help cash-strapped states with education funding.” So, using the union mandated firing of a good teacher, and keeping bad teachers brings the ...
California Political News and Views

Teacher Fired After Allegedly Letting Entire Class Hit 6-Year-Old ...
By Fox and Friends
A teacher in Texas has been accused of letting an entire class give the school bully a taste of his own medicine. The teacher allegedly ordered her kindergarteners to line up and hit the six-year-old. That boy's mother is outraged, saying, “It was ...
Fox News Insider

Calling Teachers of Special Education « Diane Ravitch's blog
By dianerav
I am no expert in special education. ... My assumption is that students with an individualizedlearning plan need an individualized assessment plan. ... One teacher wrote to tell me that some of her students literally break down in the classroom when it is time to take the standardized tests. ... Of course, I still see and hear other teachers say that their students can't learn xyz because of their disability, or that they're not teaching them certain standards because they can't learn them. I had a ...
Diane Ravitch's blog

An open call for higher education | OEB Newsportal
By christian
The European Learning Industry Group (ELIG) and the United Nations University are preparing a publication on the emergence of open education as a concept, a production process and a delivery preference in the world of education and ...
OEB Newsportal

Save Our Schools The People's Education Conference
By Mike Klonsky
Sharing some ideas about public education, school reform, and ed-politics in general. ... Bring your energy and enthusiasm to the People's Education Conference *. * Speak with experts. Share your knowledge *. * Discuss the urgent issues that challenge real education reform *. Hotel Accommodations.. The SOS Convention will be at ... 3-5. Washington, D.C.. Visit IllinoisTeachers and Neighbors United ... Diane Ravitch's blog · This Art Teacher Knows What to Do with Bubble Tests ...
Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog

Welch, Sivertson named teachers of the year | The Mille Lacs ...
By Lesley Toth
For Milaca Elementary School teacher Donelle Welch and Milaca High School teacher Erik Sivertson, the honor of being named teachers of the year was theirs for 2011-2012. Donelle Welch. “It was not even on my radar,” Welch said of the ...
The Mille Lacs County Times

'Teacher of the Year' gets pink slip amid budget cuts - U.S. News
She's been called the best teacher in her city, and she may be out of a job. ... 8 on a list ofteachers to be rehired if her district regains its funding. More content ...

Character Education Series “Caring” | NIE Rocks!
A blog for teachers and parents ... Character Education Series “Caring” ... This 8- page character ed guide has many activities to make learning about caring fun.

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