Steven Brill: How to Fix Our Troubled Schools

Video of Steven Brill & WSJ Weekend Review Editor Gary Rosen.  Reforming America’s troubled education system requires a new commitment to training teachers and holding them accountable for their performance, says Steven Brill, author of Class Warfare: Inside...

Demanding Respect or Earning Respect?

We have read several articles about the new report prepared by McGraw-Hill Research Foundation, “What the U.S. Can Learn from the World’s Most Successful Education Reform Efforts,” mostly along the same lines making the same arguments so we are going to address these...

Teacher Tenure in Tennessee

The following are excerpts from a Legislative Brief from the Offices of Research & Education Accountability from 2008 and explains teacher tenure in Tennessee as it currently stands and is available to read in full Here. Since its inception in the early 1900s,...

KIDS AREN’T CARS

In case you haven’t heard, Education Action Group (EAG) has produced a series of short films under the banner title of “Kids Aren’t Cars” which we have pasted below.  Each of the films take a close look at various problems and issues plaguing the K-12 public education...

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