A School-Wise Education News Update

1.     Recently, university researchers took a good look at the multi-measure teacher evaluations put in place under the Obama/Duncan Race to the Top competitive grant program. They’ve taken different forms, but most have one thing in common: Thanks to all the...

School-Wise News Burst

Oops! It appears that Javascript has been disabled in your browser, and this application’s great experience relies on Javascript to function properly. SCHOOL-WISE NEWS BURST: Signs of the times… ·      Diana Tirado, an eighth grade teacher at West Gate K-8 School,...

America’s Locked-Up Schools

As USA Today’s Greg Toppo recently noted, most of our public schools are locked up and require a keycard or for visitors to be buzzed in by someone in the main office–but only after they’ve identified themselves and stated their purpose. They may...