Texas middle school principals put the cycle of continuous improvement to work
Friday, June 23, 2017
Galveston ISD serves 7,000 students on Galveston Island in Texas. The district's student performance achievement, especially in middle school, has not been acceptable to us, and we set it as a prim... ...read more
'Principal pipelines' to develop leaders may be affordable way to improve schools
Friday, June 23, 2017
Improving school leadership by better selecting, training, and evaluating principals can be an affordable option for school districts that aim to reduce turnover and improve schools, according to a... ...read more
Mentors for new teachers found to boost student achievement — by a lot
Friday, June 23, 2017
If new teachers are paired with high-quality, trained mentors and receive frequent feedback, their students may receive the equivalent of up to five months of additional learning, a new study found... ...read more
Indiana could see millions cut from federal teacher training funds
Friday, June 23, 2017
Schools across Indiana will likely soon lose millions of dollars dedicated to teacher training and professional development. "It's a huge deal," says Sandi Cole, director of the Center on Education... ...read more
Give teachers credit: They know learning is social
Friday, June 23, 2017
The enthusiasm shared by educators who understand that social media will forever impact their lives and practice is very reminiscent of the vibe expressed by dot-commers two decades ago during the ... ...read more
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