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There really isn't much to be excited about in the school morning announcements, but "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon and his guest Julianna Margulies did their best.
December 03, 2013
Surveys by the Associated Administrators of Los Angeles and the United Teachers of Los Angeles reveal discrepancies in teacher and administrator reactions to the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1-billion iPad program, The L.A. Times reports.
June 24, 2013
Thursday's "Evaluation Reform: Finding Solutions through Teachers" at the American Institutes for Research was just the type of 30,000-foot-level Washington event that disenfranchised teachers seem to fear is changing the course of their profession.
November 27, 2012
At a session on teacher effectiveness at yesterday's Excellence in Action National Summit in Washington, Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman offered some lessons learned for legislators and state leaders looking to implement revised teacher-evaluation systems. The information he presented...
August 23, 2012
Echoing TLN blogger Ariel Sacks, Memphis teacher Brittany Clark wonders why well-respected teachers are so often encouraged by their own districts to leave the classroom: I've seen this pattern. I'm frequently encouraged to move into school administration, instructional leadership and district-lev...
August 01, 2012
In a post last month on an Atlanta Journal-Constitution education blog, a Fulton County, Ga., high school teacher named Jordan Kohanim wrote about her decision to leave the classroom on account of what she felt were unsustainable and deteriorating working conditions. In a follow-up post published to...
May 15, 2012
Writing in The Hechinger Report, California math teacher Kyle Hunsberger reminds school leaders and policymakers that revamped teacher-evaluation systemsespecially those relying heavily on student test scoreswill only be as effective as the infrastructural supports that gird them: As ...
May 11, 2012
Teachers in New York State received a special Teacher Appreciation Week email message from the state education commissioner this week that, in addition to expressing thanks "for all the work you do every day" etc., spent a few paragraphs fleshing out the details of the state's new evaluation system....
May 07, 2012
Maybe this guy just holds a special place in my heart because I once ran into him in a Sally's Beauty Supply store in Phoenix (no, I have no further explanation for why he was there, and yes, he is massive!), but ... ... over the weekend, NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal earned his doctoral degree in ...