City takeover of Seattle schools: Would it help? Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Should the City of Seattle take over the school system? Results in other cities have been mixed.
80 minutes on Thursday, President Obama morphed back into tech-savvy
candidate Obama, presiding over a first-ever virtual town hall meeting
from the East Room of the White House.
Multiracial Pupils to Be Counted in A New Way Washington Post
schools in the Washington region and elsewhere are abandoning their
check-one-box approach to gathering information about race and
ethnicity in an effort to develop a more accurate portrait of
classrooms transformed by immigration and interracial marriage.
pouring cash into school districts, Washington is using a tangle of
well-worn federal formulas that seem to take little account of who
needs the money most.
Seniority, not quality, counts most at United Teachers Los Angeles LA Times (column)
Layoff notices just went out to 5,500 teachers in the Los Angeles
Unified schools, and the UTLA contract guarantees one thing: Those
notices aren't going to the least effective teachers.
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