Yearly Archives: 2012

November 2012

The newest rhetoric on teacher evaluation — and why it is nonsense

November 16th, 2012|

The newest rhetoric on teacher evaluation — and why it is nonsense
Originally Published at The Washington Post. By Valerie Strauss. November 13, 2012

Carol Burris is the award-winning principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, New York, and

Gates Report on Student Surveys Oversells Strengths, Ignores Weaknesses

November 15th, 2012|

Reference Publication:
Review of Asking Students About Teaching | National Education Policy Center

Contact:
William J. Mathis, (802) 383-0058, wmathis@sover.net
Eric M. Camburn, (608) 263-3697, camburn@wisc.edu
URL for this press release: http://tinyurl.com/ayexemg

BOULDER, CO (November 15, 2012) – A recent report from the Bill &

Hurricane Sandy and What Heals Hurts

November 13th, 2012|

By Betsy L. Angert

Human beings are a fascinating bunch. We gather information through observation, and the reading of facts, figures, and formulas. We draw inferences and deduce. Granted conversations too play a role in what we conclude; however, mostly humans

Chicago Voters Overwhelmingly Support an Elected School Board

November 10th, 2012|

Open Letter: Governors Christie, Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg

November 6th, 2012|

An Open Letter to Governors Christie, Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg
By Denny Taylor
Originally Published on November 4, 2012

Hurricane Sandy; Research Findings on Children and Trauma Support the Halting of Testing in K-12 Public Schools

Dear Governor Christie, Governor Cuomo, and Mayor Bloomberg,

I

Reopening Schools in the Aftermath of Sandy

November 6th, 2012|

Hurricane Sandy; Reopening Schools in the Aftermath of Sandy
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS
By Denny Taylor
Originally Published on November 3, 2012
Recommendations for Administrators and Teachers Responding to Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy has created long lasting catastrophic conditions in the North East of

On the ground in Chicago: A day in the life

November 6th, 2012|

Karen Lewis and Carl West 
On the ground in Chicago: A day in the life
Over the past several days I had the privilege of being involved in several Chicago education events with Parents, Students, Teachers, CTU and Core members. On Thursday

SOS Hurricane Sandy Student and Teacher Support Fund

November 5th, 2012|

Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 5, 2012
Contacts:
Bess Altwerger, SOS Action Committee bessaltwer@aol.com Telephone 410-707-9584
Bob George, SOS Steering Committee jorgereads@mac.comTelephone 708-692-5818
Save Our Schools Response to Hurricane Sandy

Please Donate to the
Hurricane Sandy Student and Teacher Support Fund
 

If you wish to send a check to the Hurricane

Save Our Schools Response to Hurricane Sandy

November 4th, 2012|

Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 5, 2012
Contacts:
Bess Altwerger, SOS Action Committee bessaltwer@aol.com Telephone 410-707-9584
Bob George, SOS Steering Committee jorgereads@mac.com Telephone 708-692-5818
Save Our Schools Response to Hurricane Sandy

Please Donate to the
Hurricane Sandy Student and Teacher Support Fund 

If you wish to send a check to the Hurricane

A Day At Chicago’s City Hall; Save Our Schools

November 3rd, 2012|

Outside City Hall

Truth to Power

Outside Mayor’s Office

Money for schools. Money for books. No more money for corporate crooks! Chicagoans stand for justice and public education. Sit-In. Save Our Schools joins concerned citizens in Chicago while they wait to speak with