"Zhao is spot on. He has written several great book that really elaborate on his point about the foolishness of using international test scores to rank education systems by country. For more information read Catching Up or Leading the Way"
"Systems need to be in place to make sure that administrators do not unfairly lay off teachers simply because they do not like their politics or because they are highly placed on the salary schedule. However, seniority should only be one factor in…"
"Some really good points; and a very funny read. Standards themselves are not the problem. We should want high standards for our students and should provide them with the support and time necessary to learn to high (and relevant) standards. That…"
"I am providing a training to a number of school districts next week on the power of walkthroughs as a critical tool for effective Supervision & Evaluation systems. Walkthroughs are beneficial in many ways and there is compelling evidence to…"
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"In our Vermont district our Insurance company (which is made up of a coalition of School Districts in partnership with the Vermont NEA) has started providing cyber insurance. This is a problem that isn't going to go away! Education is the key…"
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