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Teacher Grading System

Educating for Democracy: Let Students Fire the Teachers - A Modest Proposal

Joel Shatzky | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Joel Shatzky

After all, giving students the authority to judge their teachers is based on the market-driven premise that the primary "consumers" of the "education industry" would be best to judge the quality of the merchandise.

Our Schools Need More Failure

Larry Strauss | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

Our students just filled up our classrooms for the first time last week and pretty soon the I'll be compelled to assign a letter grade to each of them on a progress report.

Pilot Teacher Evaluation Program Equally Weighs Testing And Class

Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

New Jersey launches a pilot program today that will evaluate teachers at 10 schools by equally weighing a student's academic and classroom performance...

Union And City Reach Agreement On Teacher Grading System

Posted 09.16.2011 | Education

The New York City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers agreed Friday on an evaluation and compensation system at 33 failing c...