Monday, December 20, 2010
Inky: Teacher salaries issue sharpens across region/NSBA New Data Website/WP:Will firing 5-10 percent of teachers make us Finland?
biology teacher Louise Boyd looks at her paycheck – with yearly pay of $97,652 and fully provided health insurance - she sees the fruits of a long campaign to pay educators what they believe they're worth. Neshaminy High School
Read more: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/front_page/20101220_Teacher_salaries_issue_sharpens_across_region.html#ixzz18emBKFag
NSBA’s Daily Weblog: BoardBuzz 12/17
Show Me the Data
Funded in part by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, NSBA has launched a new website, http://www.data-first.org/ to show how different types of education data can be used to help guide decision making.
Will firing 5-10 percent of teachers make us
By Valerie Strauss
“Instead of trying to fire our way to the high performance of
or anywhere else, why not try to emulate the policies that these nations actually employ? Finland
It seems very strange to shoot for the achievement levels of these nations by doing the exact opposite of what they do.”
A plea for peace among petulant pundits
By Jay Mathews