residents voice concerns over
education funding cuts Lehigh County
Nearly 200 attend
panel talk with state legislators. Lehigh County
Recent writings on value-added methods from SCOPE and others
pressure to meet Race to the Top requirements, more
and more states are adopting, or poised to adopt, "value-added"
models (VAMs) of teacher assessment required by the federal competition. In
this rush for compliance, important findings on the effectiveness of VAMs are
Growing Gaps Bring Focus on Poverty's Role in Schooling
New Data from Office for Civil Rights Reveals Vast Inequities in Our Nation’s Schools
Ed "Reform" in
. Coming Soon to Your State? Louisiana
The river rose all day; the river rose all night.
Some people got lost in the flood. Some people got away all right.
Diane Ravitch's brilliant, must-read blog, Bobby Jindal vs. Public Education, caused me to pull out an e-mail I got from a teacher buddy in
Christopher McGinley, Superintendent,
Nofre Vaquer, Director, ARC of Philadelphia
Hiram Rivera, Executive Director, Philadelphia Student Union
Dale Mezzacappa, Contributing Editor, Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Dan Hardy, Contributing Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer
Please RSVP by March 12 to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Auditor General will speak to the public followed by Q & A Session.