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Name: Bob Griffin Occupation: Retired Fighter Pilot, current Airline Pilot and union member Registered Political Party: Like most Alaskans, I'm very independent and not affiliated with any political party, but I consider myself "conservative". Why...
Name: Treg Taylor Why running for School Board? My two primary motivations are as a taxpayer and as the father of three beautiful daughters, two of which are old enough to attend a public elementary school. We have such an awesome opportunity to...
READER SUBMITTED: CREC's Metropolitan Learning Center In Bloomfield Ranked A Top 20 Connecticut High SchoolBloomfieldCREC's Metropolitan Learning Center for Global and International Studies was recently ranked 17th among the state's nearly 200 high schools reviewed by U.S. News and World Report. The school's rank also comes with a "Silver Award," placing it among the...
As the founder of KIPP Baltimore, which operates two high-performing public charter schools in the city, I am heartened and encouraged by our progress over the past six years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso. As I move to a new role as executive director...
RAPID CITY — School districts in South Dakota will receive handbooks that can be used in evaluating teachers and administrators when the new state requirement takes effect in 2014. The state Department of Education also will offer an Internet...
The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden. The point was made as the U.S. Department of Education announced that it granted three more...
We share the editorial view that outgoing Baltimore City Schools CEO Andrés Alonso created a strong platform to sustain ongoing improvement in our schools ("School reform 2.0," May 12). But the editorial's call for more standardization around the system...
The effort to hammer out new, statewide rules for how to use value-added test score data in teacher evaluations will take longer than planned. That is not surprising, the Florida Department of Education said, as officials knew that the Legislature could...
In the past few weeks we have heard horror stories from throughout Indiana about testing under ISTEP+ -- particularly the overload of the computer system and the failure of the testing company's servers to handle the testing. This caused Indiana to...
Florida lawmakers took on an ambitious education agenda in their session that ended Friday, voting to beef up school budgets, provide raises to teachers, revamp high-school graduation requirements and more. Here are some of the key items, most of...
Chicago voters hold a dim view of Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of public education after a tumultuous year that featured a teachers strike and the mayor's push to close many neighborhood elementary schools, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows....
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With city schools CEO Andrés Alonso's announcement last week that he is stepping down at the end of this school year, Baltimore finds itself in the market for a new leader who can continue and expand upon the reforms he instituted. Whoever succeeds Mr....
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