September 5, 2007
Education Week, Vol. 27, Issue 02
Education Letter to the Editor National-Board Growth: A Boon, Not a Challenge
We at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards appreciate the thoughtful attention Education Week has given our organization. But we must respond to your most recent article, "The National Board: Challenged by Success?"
Education Funding California Budget Battle Presages Education Debate
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has said that fiscal 2009 will be “the year of education reform.”
School & District Management Humble Origins, Influential Posts Shape Views of New Gates Chief
Vicki L. Phillips is often described as a decisive leader with a deep understanding of education and the political savvy to advance an agenda.
School Climate & Safety Online Databases of Misdeeds by Teachers Raising Concerns
Florida became the latest state to create a database where the public can check out which teachers have been disciplined on charges such as drug possession and sexual abuse.
Education Funding Seeking Back Fees, Schools Now Hiring Collection Agencies
Parents in Mentor, Ohio, should think twice before “losing” that back-to-school letter asking them to pay for workbooks and gym uniforms.
Law & Courts Mideast-Themed Schools Raise Curricular, Church-State Issues
Two charter schools declare that their intentions are mainstream—and completely legal—and that they will be under the supervision of their local school districts.