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Sindicatos nacionales y estatales de maestros criticaron duramente al Times el domingo por la publicación en el periódico de una base de datos que califica a 6,000 maestros de tercero a quinto grado en función de su eficacia en la tarea de elevar los...
When Terry Grier was hired to run the San Diego Unified School District in January 2008, he hoped to bring with him a revolutionary tool that had never been tried in a large California school system. Its name -- "value-added" -- sounded innocuous enough....
Cuando alguien cancela su suscripción y organiza una manifestación de protesta frente al edificio del Times, por lo general no voy a tocar a su puerta para convencerlo de que se suscriba otra vez. Pero siento cierta simpatía por A.J. Duffy, presidente...
Tags: California, Los Angeles
COSTA MESA — The Newport Mesa Federation of Teachers has reached a tentative pact with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, agreeing to a one-year contract in which there will be no raises and no work furloughs, said Kimberly Claytor, the...
Tags: Layoffs and Downsizing, Unions, Employees, Mountains, Landforms
KIAHWASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is dismissing the furor over President Barack Obama's plan for a televised back-to-school speech to the nation's students. Presidential spokesman Robert Gibbs says he thinks "we've reached a little bit of the silly...
Tags: Politics, New York, Barack Obama, White House, Government
KIAHUNDATED (AP) - A conservative Republican who didn't often see eye-to-eye with Ted Kennedy says that while his political battles with Kennedy were real, "you couldn't help but like him." Orrin Hatch of Utah says he and Kennedy were "like fighting...
Tags: Republican Party, Orrin Hatch, Joe Biden, Texas, NASA
The Swampby Mark Silva In "the race to the top,'' no child will be left behind, we're assured, but a lot of low-performing teachers - as measured by the poor performance of their students - may be The government has set......
L.A. NOWA consortium of Los Angeles-area charter schools has won a $60-million grant to develop a new teacher evaluation system based at least partly on student test scores. The grant, part of $335 million in related awards announced today by the......
L.A. NOWState labor leaders held a conference call today to urge Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger not to propose education funding cuts when he releases his budget later this week. Over the last two years, the state has cut education funding by nearly......
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelDeirdre Manning, who graduated from Hagerty High in Oviedo last month, is one of four students nationwide to be awarded a college scholarship this year from the American Federation of Teachers. Manning was named a winner of theÂ $8,000Â Â Rober...
L.A. NOWUnited Teachers Los Angeles President A.J. Duffy told hundreds of his members Friday night that he is "ready, willing and able" to create a new evaluation system for instructors that is "good for kids and fair for teachers." He indicated......
California's master plan for higher education, the product of an era of seemingly limitless opportunity, was nearly 30 years old when Nicolette Lafranchi was born in 1988. By the time she turned 20 last year, the plan was working well for her, just as...
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