News and Politics


The Teacher Turnover Problem

These days we not only have to worry about students leaving school too soon, we have to worry about recruiting and retaining high quality teachers as well! Right now 30 percent of teachers leave the field within the first two years. The inevitable result of this high turnover is a stressed education system with inexperienced […]

Presidents who were Teachers

Rarely do we consider that some presidents may have been teachers. While most of the following presidents did indeed study law, they were all also teachers at some point in the careers, working with multiple age groups, from elementary school all the way up to post graduate.

 

Education News Round-Up

In this week’s News Round-Up: Connecticut School emphasizes competency-based learning, 3 large cities denied teacher incentive grants, Colorado District severs ties with teachers union.

Education News Round-Up

In this week’s Education News: 45% of NYC teachers denied tenure, Obama’s action for undocumented students begins, the White House reports on teacher layoffs.

Education News Round-Up

In this News Round Up, Race to the Top begins, NJ Governor Christie signs historic teacher tenure law, and more! Read more about what’s happening in education!

Education News Round-Up

School starts as early as this week for some students across the country! Read on to learn how this school year will look after some important changes! California Judge Upholds Enforcement of “Parent Trigger” Law The parents in Adelanto, California, were the first in the nation to act upon the state’s “parent trigger law,” which […]