teacher education Tag

Cross-posted from Education Week They're at it again in New York City.  When Mayor Bloomberg came in, his education chancellor, Joel Klein, blessed Balanced Literacy—the program backed by Columbia University scholar Lucy Calkins, not the general philosophy of reading by the same name—as the official reading...

Cross-posted from Education Week War appears to be imminent.  A California judge has ruled that tenure, seniority rights and other core provisions of the typical teachers' contract are unconstitutional in the state, because they subvert students' constitutional right to competent teachers.  The teachers will, we presume,...

Cross-posted from Education Week Those of you who make it your business to follow the PISA survey reports know that, in 2010, the first year that PISA reported results for Shanghai, China, this megalopolis of 23 million souls came out on the top of the world's...