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Entries by Justin Snider from 03/2011

Supply vs. Demand: Rock Star Superintendents

| Posted 03.06.2011 | Education

They command six-figure salaries. No, we're not talking rock stars, pro athletes or even pro coaches. We're talking school superintendents.

The New York Times Needs to Do Its Homework on Teacher Evaluations

| Posted 03.11.2011 | Education

An editorial in The New York Times, titled "Fairness in Firing Teachers," has me wondering whether the Times editors understand much about how teachers are evaluated.

Keys To Finnish Educational Success: Intensive Teacher-Training, Union Collaboration

| Posted 03.17.2011 | Education

On March 16, I sat down with Finland's Minister of Education, Ms. Henna Virkkunen, for a discussion of the Finnish educational system -- and what less...