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Teacher Training, Tailor-Made

One May afternoon in Boston, 85 teachers in training visit the bayside campus on the University of Massachusetts for your three-hour class called Family...

Scrap the Sacrosanct Salary Schedule

On what basis don't let distribute rewards to salespeople? It may seem like a silly question, doesn't it? First, “we,” meaning everyone at large, seldom...

A successful Teacher in each Classroom

Proposals to reauthorize No Child Left out seek to ensure "equitable" entry to effective teachers. The U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top...

Total Student Load

The Secret of TSL: ?The revolutionary discovery that raises school performance By William G. Ouchi Simon and Schuster, 2009, $26; 336 pages. When Initially when i...

Making Teaching a more satisfactory job

The Influence of Teachers: Reflections on Teaching and Leadership by John Merrow (LM Books, 220 pp., $14.95) Let me admit with a prejudice: We've known John Merrow...

Sage on the Stage

Podcast: Guido Schwerdt talks with Ed Next about his new study. An unabridged type of this information is available here. In the past svereal years,...

Blocked, Diluted, and Co-opted

Podcast: Eric Hanushek and Paul Peterson discuss why merit pay experiments inside U.S. really do not last for an extended time or work...

Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness

"The Widget Effect," a widely read 2009 report with the New Teacher Project, surveyed the teacher evaluation systems in 14 large American school districts...

Valuing Teachers

Podcast: Rick Hanushek talks with Ed Next’s Paul Peterson Opinion: In a Ed Week commentary, Eric Hanushek discusses some policy implications of his...

Low Expectations

I could tell at all that my experience on a highly ranked education school will be vastly different from my undergraduate experience to be...

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