It is the assessments and how they are used that is the heart of the issue.
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June 23, 2015
June 21, 2015
Teachers and leaders: Racism detected in schools can more easily be eradicated than that which seeps, undetected, into and through the growing years of a child.
June 18, 2015
No matter the intention of the assessment of performance, whether of student, teacher, or principal, the result is an evaluation that is most often received as a judgment of and a stopping place for the evaluated.
June 17, 2015
A new snapshot from the Center on Reinvention Public Education (CRPE) looks at the progress school districts have made in implementing components of the portfolio model strategy.
June 16, 2015
When schools and classrooms are structured to develop critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity, learning will be less dependent on what skills are lacking and more dependent on what skills are present.
June 14, 2015
Teachers need great principals who need great superintendents in order to be successful with our students.
June 12, 2015
The American Federation of Teachers is supporting the Newark advisory school board's petition to the New Jersey board of education to remove Superintendent Cami Anderson from her post.
June 11, 2015
Superintendent Mike Miles' own job security has been a hot topic of late after several school board members tried, but failed, to fire him in April.
June 11, 2015
With increased visibility, school and district leaders are increasingly seeking support to initiate "STEM" programs or "STEM" schools.
June 10, 2015
Education Week is asking readers to nominate outstanding district leaders for its annual special report. Deadline is August 1, 2015.