Topic: Randi Weingarten
In Houston, a controversial education reform measure allows teachers to be fired based on their students' test scores. Some parents back the policy, but teachers unions have reservations.
03/17/2010 05:40 pm
All the teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island were fired by the board of trustees this week. More such cases are likely to arise across the US in the coming year because of pressure from the Obama administration – and the incentive of billions of federal dollars.
02/25/2010 07:36 pm
Education reformers want to look at how well an individual teacher does in improving students' scores, but the focus on specific teachers doesn't sit well with many in the profession.
03/18/2009 01:00 am
03/05/2009 12:00 am
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
12/18/2008 12:00 am
Council for Unity youth leaders counsel elementary, junior, and senior high school students on how to resolve conflicts without violence.
03/31/2008 01:00 am