About this blog Subscribe to this blog

AM News: School Changes On In Ohio, Maine, & Mass.

image from webmedia.newseum.org

Student scores to be key factor in MA evaluations Boston Globe:  MCAS scores and other achievement data will become key barometers in evaluating the performance of their teachers and administrators.  

Maine governor signs bill to allow charter schools Boston Globe:  Gov. Paul LePage says Maine is now the 41st state to allow charter schools. 

Kasich Agrees With Obama On School Grants WHIO:  John Kasich said the federal Race to the Top education grant program is a rare area where he and Democratic President Barack Obama agree. 

Atlanta schools chief leaves amid cheating probe AP:  Longtime Atlanta schools chief Beverly Hall retires this week amid allegations of widespread cheating and accusations that she ordered a cover-up of test tampering. 

Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education? PBS:  Miles O'Brien reports from a gathering in California on a growing movement that embraces the art of making cool things and a quirky do-it-yourself spirit.

A New Low in Graduation Speech Plagiarism Gawker:  Already this year we've had a medical school dean ripping off Atul Gawande, and a law school graduate pleading ignorance about the fact that plagiarism is frowned upon. 

 

Comments

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54f8c25c9883401538f8b1d2a970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference AM News: School Changes On In Ohio, Maine, & Mass.:

Permalink

Permalink URL for this entry:
http://scholasticadministrator.typepad.com/thisweekineducation/2011/06/am-news-school-changes-on-in-ohio-maine-mass.html

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in This Week In Education are strictly those of the author and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Scholastic, Inc.