• In the following two posts, I ask teachers and administrators – especially in New York – to ponder this look at Teacher Effectiveness Ratings with an open mind. I think you will find the evidence and argument thought-provoking – worthy of further discussion and inquiry locally. Full Blog Post Here

    Grant Wiggins: Teacher Effectiveness Ratings – Part 1

The Farina Method of Purging Bad Teachers

By Eliza Shapiro Capital New York “Carmen Fariña has been talking a lot about bad teachers recently. The schools chancellor, who defined her first year on the job as a mission to restore “joy” and “respect” to the classroom, has, of late, been encouraging hundreds of city principals to identify and get rid of their […]

Grant Wiggins: Teacher Effectiveness Ratings – Part 1

In the following two posts, I ask teachers and administrators – especially in New York – to ponder this look at Teacher Effectiveness Ratings with an open mind. I think you will find the evidence and argument thought-provoking – worthy of further discussion and inquiry locally. Full Blog Post Here

The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

By Cory Turner nprED “Sarah Hagan has a passion for math, and the pi-shaped pendant to prove it. The 25-year-old teaches at Drumright High School in Drumright, Okla. The faded oil town is easy to miss. Fewer than 3,000 people live there, and the highway humps right around it. There are no stoplights, no movie […]

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The Farina Method of Purging Bad Teachers

By Eliza Shapiro Capital New York “Carmen Fariña has been talking a lot about bad teachers recently. The schools chancellor, who defined her first year on the job as a mission to restore “joy” and “respect” to the classroom, has, of late, been encouraging hundreds of city principals to identify and get rid of their […]

The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

By Cory Turner nprED “Sarah Hagan has a passion for math, and the pi-shaped pendant to prove it. The 25-year-old teaches at Drumright High School in Drumright, Okla. The faded oil town is easy to miss. Fewer than 3,000 people live there, and the highway humps right around it. There are no stoplights, no movie […]

Thousands of Students Rally in Support of Charter Schools

By Keith J. Ferrante The Legislative Gazette “Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany Wednesday in support of charter schools. An estimated 10,000 people descended on the state Capitol to rally in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal for additional charter schools in New York state. Cuomo has proposed adding […]

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Campbell Brown: Political Attacks on Common Core Are Driven by Pandering

The Washington Post At the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, the supposed evils of the Common Core educational standards were front and center. So, too, was an unmistakable case of pandering. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) declared, “We need to remove Common Core from every classroom in America.” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) […]

[VIDEO] With All Due Respect (3/09/15)

Bloomberg TV Campbell Brown and John Heilemann are joined by former Clinton White House Counsel Lanny Davis on “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television. Full Video Here

Brown: Cuomo’s Gutsy Call for New York Education Changes Deserve Support

NY Daily News “Gov. Cuomo’s gutsy call for dramatic changes in New York education deserves support and praise from every political corner, because he’s right: The reforms he wants would help so many students who have waited for so long. Of all the ideas Cuomo outlined Wednesday, two in particular scream for overdue action by […]

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