Tag: teachers

Minnesota teacher to Secretary Duncan: To improve teaching, put teachers in charge.

This article discusses a meeting earlier this spring between two members of teacher professional partnerships, Secretary Duncan, and some his senior staff. Their message: To improve teaching, put the teachers in charge.

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Reframing teacher layoffs - is this fundamentally a problem of money?

To resolve budget deficits schools and political leaders are arguing over whether they should spend more, or cut. Most likely both will happen. While necessary for the short term, these are not long-term strategies. Pressures on budgets will continue, and there have got to be different choices.

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Guest Posts: Autonomy creates capacity to be different

Video interviews with Dan French and Lynn Nordgren, who during an Education|Evolving meeting last June expressed their support for moving control over school form and function out to the front-line units, including teachers.

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