Seattle, WA - Despite many assertions to the contrary, we are far from having unambiguous evidence on charter school performance. Study results have been subject to withering criticism, and for good reason.
May 12 2010
Apr 5 2010
Washington, DC - From the Urban Institute:
Mar 22 2010
Seattle, WA - Total education jobs are in an unprecedented decline, according to a new analysis by the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. However, the study demonstrates that Federal stimulus dollars appear to have played a significant role in saving teachers' jobs.
Feb 22 2010
Seattle, WA - So why, after nearly 30 years, hasn't the combination of charter schools, vouchers, and other alternatives to standard public schools not delivered the changes their advocates expected, even promised?
Feb 5 2010
Seattle, WA - School districts can take steps to level out salary inequities caused by maldistributions of teachers, according to researchers at the University of Washington.
Jan 29 2010
Seattle, WA - An early snapshot analysis of 23 state budgets using federal education stimulus dollars indicates that short-term benefits could result in less spending on schools over the long term in some states.
Jan 27 2010
Seattle, WA - Thanks to President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, charter schools are being promoted as an important tool for improving U.S. public schools.
Oct 5 2009
Seattle, WA - "Portfolio school districts are promising new developments but they still have big problems to solve," is how Dr.
Jul 30 2009
Seattle, WA - School districts faced with large budget gaps could avoid some or all teacher layoffs by rolling back salaries.
Jul 20 2009
Seattle, WA - In this recessionary climate of depressed revenues and budget cuts for education, school districts across the U.S. would be foolhardy not to rethink paying teachers for master's degrees, according to a new report out today.