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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 (2 years ago)

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Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (17 hours ago)

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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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