Carol Burris, a nationally recognized principal, announced recently that she will be resigning from her position after this school year, citing test-heavy teacher-evaluation processes as a key reason for her departure.
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May 13, 2015
May 01, 2015
A report from the Center for American Progress highlights six districts that are working teacher voices into the common-core implementation process.
March 23, 2015
After receiving the Global Teaching Award, renowned educator Nancie Atwell made remarks discouraging prospective teachers from entering the profession and criticizing the effects the common core has had on education.
March 05, 2015
A professor argues that public schools are failing to teach students the difference between fact and opinion, resulting in moral apathy among young people.
January 07, 2015
As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.
July 18, 2014
In North Carolina's Iredell-Statesville school district, teachers report a smooth implementation of the standards now being targeted for review by the state legislature.
July 08, 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic novel, is available in downloadable e-book and audiobook forms for the first time.
May 20, 2014
Or, how the Common Core State Standards were actually designed to sell butter substitutes.
May 19, 2014
Missouri may soon be the next state to drop the Common Core State Standards, but that would open up the door for teachers to get involved in the new standards.