February 22, 2012
Education Week, Vol. 31, Issue 21
Teacher Preparation Panel to Assess Methodology for Judging Teacher Prep
The National Academy of Education study is in part a response to a U.S. News & World Report review of teacher education programs.
Teaching Profession Charter Advocates Say Planned Rules Threaten Pensions
Charter school advocates have sounded a warning about a federal rule in the works that they say could undermine the ability of teachers in those schools to participate in state retirement plans.
School & District Management Study Gives First Look at Data's Impact on Districts
Early results are promising from a study of efforts in 59 districts to launch data-driven reforms.
Education State of the States 2012: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wyoming
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
Classroom Technology K12 Inc.'s Public Status and Growth Attract Scrutiny
Some education experts have excoriated the company while others have picked apart the criticism as one-sided and unempirical.
Federal Waiver Hopefuls Put Through Paces by Review Process
Winning states had to tailor their plans on how to hold schools accountable for various groups of at-risk students.