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Black is In: So Much for Treating Teachers as Professionals

Leonisa Ardizzone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Leonisa Ardizzone

While I am sure Cathie Black is highly intelligent and extremely competent, I think replacing one non-educator with another sends a very powerful message to teachers.

Killing Me Softly: The Slow Steady Demise of New York's Great High Schools

Marc Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Marc Epstein

The beginning of the end came, in New York, as in most other urban school systems, as a result of the unintended consequences of busing to achieve integration.

City Teachers Fired For Flirting With Students On Facebook | PERRY CHIARAMONTE and YOAV GONEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They threw the Facebook at 'em. At least three educators from city public high schools have been fired in the past six months for having inappropriat...