A new focus on getting teacher investment in new evaluation systems seems promising—but is it too little, too late?
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October 21, 2014
October 19, 2014
A new documentary short film, "Crenshaw," shows how top-down reform policies such as school reconstitution can do more harm than good for students and the community.
October 10, 2014
A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.
September 25, 2014
Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.
September 10, 2014
New research surveys are planned to keep track of teachers' and principals' reactions to major education policies over time.
September 10, 2014
What has all the state-level actvity related to the Common Core State Standards added up to? The Education Commission of the States has some answers.
September 08, 2014
What's the long-term fallout as Zephyr Teachout, an opponent of common core and high-stakes testing, takes on Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary?
August 27, 2014
Two new books out this fall on teaching and teacher policy may reflect a shift in thinking about school reform.
July 18, 2014
To bolster teacher quality, schools systems desperately need to institute variable pay structures that reward educators based on performance and challenging assignments, according to a report released this week by TNTP, a prominent nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization.
July 16, 2014
BookMarks shares two book lists recently published on Education Week's Opinion blog K-12 Schools Beyond the Rhetoric.