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Principled Principals

Podcast: Eric Hanushek and Marty West discuss this and the other study which are at teacher dismissals. If principals possess the authority to dismiss...

Fixing Teacher Pensions

Education Next talks with Robert M. Costrell,? Michael Podgursky, and Christian E. Weller Teacher benefits, when a sleepy question primarily of curiosity to actuaries, have...

Great Teaching

Birdette Hughey could be the 2011 Mississippi Teacher of this year. In February 2012, the New York Times took the unusual step of publishing performance...

Reform Agenda Gains Strength

Complete survey results available here. In the following essays, we identify several of the key findings in the sixth annual Education Next-PEPG Survey, a nationally...

Teaching the Teachers

The test question showed a carton labeled "15 pencils." "Sharif sharpened 5 pencils," the issue continued. "Which fractions represent the pencils that Sharif sharpened?" Fourteen...

No Replacement an instructor

My son were built with a new degree and a nine-month unpaid gap in their training for a Marine Corps lieutenant. Please don't fill...

Capturing how big is Effective Teaching

When the world was in danger and it is time to summon the superheroes can provide relief, my six-year-old son dives into his toy...

Trial by Format

Two yrs ago, the faculty system in North Rhine Westphalia (NRW), Germany, was encountering a dearth of qualified teachers. The state run developed a...

Grammarians in Hoodies

Six teenage boys wearing sweats huddle around several chairs and desks. Fluorescent lights expose freckles, facial stubble, or no stubble at all. A tall...

Part of New York City's Teachers Won't Be eligible for a Retirement Benefit

All defined benefit pension plans make assumptions. They have to estimate the money they'll need for you to spend benefits they've promised sooner or...

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