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School Principals' Workloads To Increase Under New Indiana Law

Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

Beginning this school year, Indiana principals’ job descriptions will include conducting annual teacher evaluations, under a law passed by state law...

Low Salaries Chase Talent Out Of Teaching, Says Film "American Teacher"

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee A new film on the education circuit offers a new assessment of the answer to America's public education woes. Simply put: our current ...

Lizzie Schiffman

Chicago Teachers Express Concern Over New Evaluation System | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Public School teachers are unenthusiastic about proposed teacher performance metrics for the district, saying they give excessive weight to st...

Education Reform's Problem is Identifying the Problem

Julie Woestehoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julie Woestehoff

The problem with the education "reform" movement is that its solutions are cooked up by people who don't really have a clue what the real problems are.

Why Not Merit-Based Pay For Lawmakers?

The Stimulist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pay-for-performance has come up a lot in the halls of Congress lately. The Pay for Performance Act, approved by the House in April, prohibits the paym...