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School Leadership Initiative Makes Headlines
"To measure the initiative's progress, Wicks said her team is looking at outcomes such as principal satisfaction ratings and whether turnover declines. Over time, they expect more stable leadership will contribute to improvements in school and student performance. They have also released the first of what will be a series of guidebooks to help districts implement the same practices related to recruiting, supporting and retaining effective school leaders."
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What's Wrong with Using Objective Measures to Determine Merit Pay Hikes?
Independent, objective tests like Texas' STAAR exams should play some role in determining how much teachers receive through a merit pay program
Books to Read to Your Children
Reading with your child inspires imagination, sparks creativity, and cultivates engaging conversations. Take a look at some of the books our education experts read to their children each night before bed.
State Report Cards: Keep Them Simple So Parents and Educators Can Use Them
Parents and educators need clear information on state report cards so they can use them to help students progress.