In the next couple months, the U.S. Treasury Department is planning to unveil a website offering teachers "ready-made personal finance lessons that fit neatly into existing math and English courses" and that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, according to Time magazine.
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February 22, 2013
February 22, 2013
Some teachers at a school in Windsor, Ontario, are facing a backlash after they duped students into thinking they were going on class trip to Disney World in Florida.
February 20, 2013
veteran high school teacher David B. Cohen writes that he is optimistic about the long-term prospects for teacher leadership.
February 14, 2013
Here's a cute story to give you some Valentine's Day cheer: Every Feb. 14 since 1946, Daryl Zevely, now 77 and retired, has sent his 3rd grade teacher a Valentine Day's card, reports The Longview News-Journal. Ninety-one year-old Regina Bull told the Texas newspaper that Zevely, who was a student...
February 11, 2013
Charter schools experiment with split work schedules, extended days, and a host of other staffing policies, but a study in the current issue of Education Finance and Policy suggests that they still struggle as much as traditional public schools to keep their best teachers and get rid of the ones who aren't effective.
January 31, 2013
The salary of every public school employee in Ohio is now searchable to the public via an online database, reports the Dayton Daily News.
January 28, 2013
A Florida middle school principal accidentally emailed her teachers' evaluation scores to the entire school staff--value-added measures and all.
January 24, 2013
In an op-ed published last week, Jesse Hagopian, a teacher at Garfield High School in Seattle explains why he and his colleagues are refusing to administer the the Measures of Academic Progress benchmarking exam.
January 17, 2013
The four finalists for the 2013 National Teacher of the Year have just been announced by the Council of Chief State School Officers.
January 16, 2013
A research review by the Education Commission of the States finds that teachers' expectationsoften based on factors including race, ethnicity, and family income levelscan significantly affect students' academic performance.