CHARTER SCHOOLS: A School For Scandal?
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EITC 2.0 Scholarship program gets mixed reviews
In June, Chester County Republican Rep. Warren Kampf introduced twin bills that would move state pensions toward market-driven 401(k) plans. House Bill 2453 would make changes for state employees. HB 2454 would address school district employees.
The bills would most immediately address the expansion of pension plans by requiring all new state and school employees to be enrolled in defined contribution plans, such as 401(k) plans, that shift more burden of paying for it onto the employee.
The Gates Foundation Writes: How Do We Consider Evidence of Student Learning in Teacher Evaluation?
Education debates are often characterized wrongly as two warring camps: blame teachers for everything that's not working in our schools or defend all teachers at all costs.