Monthly Archives: July 2014

Carol Burris: Poor Teacher Evaluation Systems Will Not Improve Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Carol Burris, principal of south side High School in Rockville Center, New York, writes here about the multiple flaws of test-based teacher evaluations. At an Ed Trust celebration, Duncan told the crowd, “But…

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The Plight of an Instructional Aide

I love working with special needs students.  In fact, I love it so much that I often recognize when a little more work might be needed on a topic/lesson and so I take it upon myself to go that extra … Continue reading

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