From Long Island Principals: Across Long Island, there is growing concern about the direction being taken by the New York State Education Department. In breathtaking speed, State Education officials have made sweeping changes to how our schools operate, how our teachers and principals are evaluated and how our students are assessed. As building principals, we […]
From the NY Times: Complaints of tampering with the state Regents exams have ballooned since Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg took control of New York City’s schools, newly released data show, placing in stark relief the conflict between allowing teachers to grade their own students’ tests and raising the stakes on the results. As the city […]
Good deal, thanks SchoolsMatter! And Tim and I will probably be doing a quick show tomorrow, so look for an announcement.
From the Washington Business Journal: After five months on the market, [Rhee’s] five-bed, 3.5-bath house at 1439 Madison St. NW finally sold for $841,000, shy of the $875,000 she’d listed it for this spring and $855,000 she bought it for in 2007’s happier times. Maybe she needs more speaking engagements to make up for […]
When the Resegregationist Gang of Five chose Michelle Rhee’s COO, Gen. Tony Tata, as superintendent of Wake County Schools, they could have have chosen a more loyal general to carry out the orders of the social antiquarians, John Birchers, and efficiency zealots who would like to return to an era of single gender schooling and […]