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September 13, 2017 – Education Week
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
To the Editor: I read with vested interest Paul Hill's essay on the four-day week ("Beware the Four-Day School-Week Trap," July 19, 2017). While his points are valid, he misses several reasons why rural school districts are opting for only teaching four days. The Lincoln County school dist...
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
To the Editor: Karin Chenoweth's Commentary on the systems behind "unexpected" schools' success ("What 'Unexpected' Schools Do That Other Schools Don't," July 19, 2017) is right on target.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
To the Editor: Education Week Teacher blogger Nancy Flanagan recently wrote about how some states require a higher score on state certification tests for teacher-licensing exams—which makes it "unreasonably difficult" to get into teaching—while others eliminate licensing requirements to fill classr...
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
Education Week's inside look at a sampling of some states' teacher-evaluation ratings raises questions about the data and some observations about districts' capacity to properly evaluate teaching.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
In the article "Principals are Loath to Give Their Teachers Bad Ratings" Marilyn Boerke, a director of district talent development in Washington state, is quoted as saying, "If you haven't repeatedly gone into the classroom and given suggestions for improvements, it's not really fair to give a poor evaluation."
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
A blog post from earlier this summer poses interesting questions about whether students should be required to learn appropriate behavior when interacting with police.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
August 23, 2017 – Education Week

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