Wednesday, June 29, 2011
CORBETT LINKS BUDGET TO VOUCHERS AND REMOVING ACT 1 EXCEPTIONS
Gov. Tom Corbett links state budget to school tax decisions
Patriot News By The Associated Press
Posted on Wed, Jun. 29, 2011
By Dan Hardy Inquirer Staff Writer
A last-minute infusion of state education funds for the financially drowning Chester Upland School District might have averted the worst-case situation for students, but for now, at least, the district has laid off more than 40 percent of its total staff.
Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 06/29/2011
Washington Post Answer Sheet Blog By Valerie Strauss
165 Washington teachers were fired last year based on a pioneering evaluation system that places significant emphasis on classroom observations; next month, 200 to 600 of the city's 4,200 educators are expected to get similar bad news, in the nation's highest rate of dismissal for poor performance.
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