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Editor's note: This letter was sent by Newport-Mesa Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard to his staff after the teachers' union decided to take a vote of no confidence in him. The letter, which was addressed to Hubbard's colleagues, was sent by the school district to...
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Maryland is one of 17 states leading a movement to evaluate teachers based on student performance in the classroom, but the state doesn't require a teacher to be evaluated on an annual basis, according to a new report. The National Council on Teacher...
email@example.comThe Nov. 8 municipal election in Pennsylvania will bring new faces to the Waynesboro Area School Board because the race features several political newcomers. Candidates for the Waynesboro Area School Board are elected by regions. Those are the Borough of...
Last June, I wrote about my neighbor Dusty Brandom, an extraordinary young man who suffers from a debilitating degenerative disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy ("Dusty's road has been winding, rewarding," June 18). At the time, Dusty was about...
The Howard County teachers union has ratified a tentative agreement with the county Board of Education, officials from both sides said Tuesday. The Howard County Education Association, which also represents counselors, interpreters and secretaries, voted...
Tribune reporterChicago Public Schools’ chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard and Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis met Tuesday, and one of the topics on the table was a longer school day. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing to push for lengthening...
Baltimore Sun reporterRobert A. Gibson, a retired educator and former superintendent of Cecil County public schools, died Nov. 4 of spinal cancer at his home in Port Herman. He was 93. The son of farmers, Dr. Gibson was born and raised in Rising Sun. After graduating from...
Change of SubjectIn any big wrangle about school reform, teachers unions start at a disadvantage: They don't speak for the children. Those promoting change — be they parents, administrators, politicians or outsiders with grand theories — can presume (or...
L.A. NOWA Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Monday that the city school district can allow an outside group to run two long-struggling campuses. The teachers union had sued to stop the Los Angeles Unified School District from letting Green......
Change of SubjectThe Chicago Teachers Union raises some good points in the formal complaint it has filed with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. It its effort to lengthen the classroom day by 90 minutes for elementary students, the Chicago Board of......
Opinion L.A.Blaming teachers won't improve public education, wrote Saul Rubinstein, Charles Heckscher and Paul Adler in their Sept. 16 Op-Ed, "Moving beyond 'blame the teacher.' " They suggested collaboration instead: "In education as in industry, progress toward...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHeading into his third job as a schools superintendent, Clayton M. Wilcox said his philosophy about the position has changed over the years. When he first became a superintendent, for East Baton Rouge Parish School System in 2001, he thought he got the...
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