Tag Archives: student achievement

New poll: US adults blame parents for nations education problems

12 Dec

New poll: US adults blame parents for nations education problems

Blaming teachers for low test scores, poor graduation rates and the other ills of American schools has been popular lately, but a new survey wags a finger closer to home.

Read more:  http://aareports.com/2010/12/new-poll-us-adults-blame-parents-for.html

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241 teachers fired for performance in Washington DC

24 Jul

241 teachers fired in Washington DC for poor performance:

As vice president of my local school board this is a story that caught my attention right away.DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee fired 241 teachers in Washington DC for sub par performance

 Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/241-teachers-fired-for-performance-in.html