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Five ways school reform is hurting teacher quality

This was written by Brett Rosenthal, assistant principal at the high-achieving South Side High School in New York. He used to work at Jamaica High School in New York City. By Brett Rosenthal   Education reformers have attempted to improve the quality of teachers by changing public policy with questionable initiatives and by insisting, falsely, that educators are to blame for many of the public education system’s — and the country’s — problems.
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Why ‘school reform’ is a misnomer — principal

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (last year)

Carol Burris is the award-winning principal of South Side High School in New York who has been at the forefront of opposition to New York State’s new teacher evaluation system. Named the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by t... Read Post

Teachers unions stand in way of education reform

Industries : WorkplaceChoice.org (4 days ago)

By Cynthia Tucker, albanyherald.com In much of the country, parents are already buying school supplies for the start of the academic year — a departure from days of yore. Many of us remember a school year that started after Labor Da... Read Post

A tale of two schools: Who’s to blame for the differences?

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (3 years ago)

This was written by Brett Rosenthal, assistant principal at the high-achieving South Side High School in New York. He used to work at Jamaica High School in New York City. By Brett Rosenthal Read full article >> Read Post


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