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L.A. NOWThe Times' education reporter Howard Blume will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. Tuesday to discuss the Los Angeles Unified school board races, an election that's being monitored around the country. Ten candidates are on the ballot for three seats on the...
L.A. NOWMeet the L.A. school board candidates...
In last week's paychecks, teachers at Hagerty High School in Seminole County received $1,300 bonuses because the school performed so well last year. Hagerty is an A-rated school. It made Newsweek's list of the nation's top high schools. It boasts the...
Members of the L.A. teachers union begin casting ballots Tuesday in a symbolic confidence-vote referendum on L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy. The result will have no direct effect on Deasy’s employment but could provide a temperature check on how...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning, Unions, Students, Examinations
Busted! Test-based teacher-evaluation program fingers the worst 8th grade math teacher in New York City (but don't worry, she's gone now)Change of SubjectEducation Week tells us about Carolyn Abbott: Her score on the Teacher Data Report, the New York City Department of Education’s effort to isolate a teacher’s contribution to her students’ performance on New York State’s math and...
Seven candidates are running for four, four-year terms on the Consolidated High School District 230 Board of Trustees in the April 9 election. The Tribune asked the candidates to share some biographical information and to answer this question: What is...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — The Senate's budget-writers signaled Wednesday they're likely to go along with Gov. Rick Scott's push to give teachers $480 million in new money for raises, although they plan to tie the money to student-learning gains. Instead of ...
Spending by political action committees has become increasingly common in Burbank city and school board races this year, apparently catching the candidates who benefited from that spending off guard. School board candidates David Dobson and Charlene...
Worries about teacher ratings (and school grades mismatch) and readiness for common core (and related online tests)Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelIn case you missed it…. At the State Board of Education meeting yesterday in Orlando, there were discussions about school districts readiness to implement “Common Core” standards in language arts and math — and to give the new...
The super PAC for a controversial Sacramento-based education reform group has spent more than $13,000 in the Burbank school board race, baffling the two candidates who are benefiting from the expenditures and raising the eyebrows of other local...
Tags: Politics, Michelle Rhee, Elections
WDBJ7 ReporterA few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday. The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state. The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary. It met all...
Johns Hopkins University's medical school fell one spot to No. 3 in the nation, while its education school rose to No. 2, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings. The medical school ranked behind those of Harvard...
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