A Generational Divide Over Teacher Pay

August 14, 2008 | Blog

Interesting story in today’s Washington Post about the continuing saga over D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee’s teacher compensation proposal…. Based…

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"Illusory" Test Score Gains

July 27, 2008 | Blog

Here is a neat little story from today’s Washington Post that puts my recent post about Maryland test scores into…

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DC Pay Update

July 24, 2008 | Blog

Today’s Washington Post reports on the new teacher compensation proposal put forth by Washington, DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. D.C….

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It Doesn’t Add Up

July 14, 2008 | Blog

Every couple of months it seems a new (inter)national report is released bemoaning the performance of American students in mathematics…

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Teacher Pay Reform in DC

July 8, 2008 | Blog

Interesting developments on teacher compensation in District of Columbia Public Schools…. D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is pushing performance pay…

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Journalists Who Make Claims About Educational Practice Without Hard Evidence

May 21, 2008 | Blog

This is part 1 of a continuing series… Today’s example: Susan Kinzie of the Washington Post.In Sunday’s WaPo Kinzie wrote…

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Education Missing in Latest Presidential Debate

April 18, 2008 | Blog

Tom Shales wrote a spot-on column (“In Pa. Debate, The Clear Loser Is ABC”) in today’s Washington Post slamming moderators…

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