Teacher prep chaos

Education Week says a new National Research Council report shows that the best available data indicates teachers who get certified through alternative programs do just as well as teachers who come from the traditional education school route. However, the report says a lot more, and it is pretty disturbing. The main reason there are no…

NPR questions teacher tenure

NPR recently published an article on their website discussing the contentious, hotly debated issue of teacher tenure.  The article questions whether tenure is still viable method in the current education system and also sheds light on a nation wide movement to pay teachers based on performance rather than solely years of service. Take a moment…