High performing organizations grow their own leaders. A lack of political stability makes that unusual in urban American education--but Hillsborough, Florida is a great exception.
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July 17, 2013
July 12, 2013
The recent adoption of a new teacher-pay plan in Tennessee has spurred backlash from many union members, including calls for the state's education commissioner to be fired, reports The Tennessean.
July 08, 2013
The new movie "The Hunt" depicts a teacher falsely accused of sexually abusing a young child.
July 07, 2013
Both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers support Common Core State Standards, and both unions call for a moratorium on high stakes testing until initial implementation of these standards is successful.
July 02, 2013
The National Center on Education Research has awarded nearly $76 million in new grants, including several to build research partnerships with educators.
June 27, 2013
Sixty or more minutes a day, five days a week, students and teachers spend time together. So at some point, some student is going to strike a nerve. How do you respond?
June 25, 2013
Teach Oregon is a partnership between school districts and universities to develop a diverse workforce of great teachers. Oregon is tackling the toughest issues of teacher development that every state faces.
June 24, 2013
A survey of 200 Idaho teachers found that most want to use educational technology, but many are not familiar with or don't have access to the latest offerings.
June 23, 2013
Advanced degrees are an important part of the teaching profession. Researchers who limit their research to a test score have undermined the complexity of teaching and enabled anti-intellectual politicians to do harm to teachers.
June 21, 2013
Companies that insure Kansas districts say that giving concealed handguns to on-campus employees who aren't sworn law enforcement officers is too much of a