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Fighting For An Excellent Teacher

Crystal Brown | Posted 10.29.2012 | Education
Crystal Brown

Yesterday, my worlds collided and the resulting flash of light has allowed me to see -- with absolute clarity -- why I am fighting so darned hard to improve the public education system in California.

California Legislature Goes for the Jugular on Obama's Education Goals

Teach Plus | Posted 10.29.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

California's economy continues to struggle to the extent that some teachers have been warned that they face an unprecedented 20 furlough days later this year.

Assembly Bill 5: A Giant Step Back for Teacher Evaluation in Los Angeles

Ama Nyamekye | Posted 10.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Ama Nyamekye

The lightning speed at which our infamously slow state legislature is trying to pass a statewide teacher evaluation framework can only mean one thing -- lawmakers don't want anyone to understand what's really in there.