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Teachers Say They Are Not Well-Prepared for Common Core - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 19 August 2014
Despite increased professional development for teaching to the new standards, about half of teachers surveyed do not feel the preparation has been adequate.
Topic: Teachers

Nonteachers Swell Districts' Payrolls - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 19 August 2014
Between 1970 and 2010, the number of nonteaching staff members expanded by 130 percent to more than 3 million—or about half of public school districts' overall staff.
Topic: Teachers

Voters to Decide Fate of Mo. Teacher Tenure - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 19 August 2014
A proposal for a constitutional amendment to weaken teacher-tenure laws and tie teacher evaluations to student performance has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the Missouri ballot in November.
Topic: Teachers

Nevada Refuses to Hand Out Temporary Teacher Licenses - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 19 August 2014
Clark County, Nev., district officials are blaming the state education department for the teacher shortage.
Topic: Teachers

Graduation Requirements - Education Week

Increasing graduation requirements, all by itself, is unlikely to make students better prepared for college or careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, concludes a new report.

Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act - Education Week

Renewal of the higher education law offers a rare change for bipartisan cooperation in Congress, even as the House and Senate are charting different courses.

Obama Education Policies Add Fuel to Lawsuit Bid - Education Week

Waivers from NCLB mandates are among the items named by House Republicans in authorizing a suit against President Barack Obama over alleged executive overreach.

Teachers Say They Are Not Well-Prepared for Common Core - Education Week

Despite increased professional development for teaching to the new standards, about half of teachers surveyed do not feel the preparation has been adequate.

GlassLab Opens Opportunity for Education-Game Makers - Education Week

Developers hoping to transform digital learning games from lightweight classroom fun to serious instructional tools could soon have access to new technologies to help make that happen.

Under Fire, College Board to Clarify History Framework - Education Week

Stung by criticism that its new Advanced Placement U.S. history framework presents a slanted view of events, the College Board has taken the unusual step of releasing a practice exam in the subject.

U.S. Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone - Education Week

For the first time, the overall number of Latino, African-American, and Asian students in public K-12 schools will surpass the number of white students.

Q&A: An Arkansas School District's Response to Population Change - Education Week

Springdale, Ark., Superintendent Jim D. Rollins shares lessons from his district’s rapid transition to a majority-minority school system.

Students' Help-Seeking Strategies Offer Clues for Educators - Education Week

Researchers say teachers and policymakers can learn a lot about students' mindsets and school climate by watching how students get the help they need in class.

'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say - Education Week

New studies suggest teaching students to be more persistent and conscientious may not be the right strategy for motivating students with a creative bent.

Sheen Fades as NCLB Waivers Near Three-Year Mark - Education Week

States still relish flexibility from portions of the outdated law, but critics grumble about a thicket of federal conditions and second-guessing.

NCLB Waivers: The Twists, Turns, and Terms to Know - Education Week

Federal waivers from key mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act have undergone numerous changes. This interactive timeline tracks those twists and turns and includes a glossary of key terms.

Common-Core Math Textbooks to Get Online Ratings - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 15 August 2014
A new organization billing itself as a "Consumer Reports for school materials" will soon begin posting online reviews of major textbooks and curricula that purport to align with the common-core standards.
Topic: Teachers

Common-Core Math Textbooks to Get Online Ratings - Education Week

A new organization billing itself as a "Consumer Reports for school materials" will soon begin posting online reviews of major textbooks and curricula that purport to align with the common-core standards.

Teacher Pay Raise a Mixed Deal in North Carolina - Education Week

Education Week - Teachers - 13 August 2014
The new budget gives teachers an average increase of 7 percent in the coming year, but radically revamps the existing salary schedule in a way some veterans don’t like.
Topic: Teachers
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