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.
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February 11, 2013
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.
January 14, 2013
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY, and Preserve America are now accepting nominations for the National History Teacher of the Year Award, which recognizes accomplished K-12 American history teachers.
January 08, 2013
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 4,980 teachers earned national-board certification in 2012, pushing the total number of educators who hold the advanced professional certification to more than 100,000. In its announcement, the NBPTS also highlighted a rec...
January 03, 2013
Some 600 educators have reportedly applied to take part in a free firearms training course being offered this spring in Ohio in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
January 02, 2013
Teachers and other school-based educators in Delaware will soon be able to anonymously air their grievances (and commendations) about the working conditions at their schools through an online survey.