Morning Announcements April 5, 2012
April 05, 2012 04:51 pm
Don’t worry you’re almost there. Enjoy today because it will soon be over. In the meantime , here are the latest education headlines.
This election cycle, voters want to hear more about education, which is according to College Board, who released a new survey. As Education Week report, the survey conducted by the organization that brings you the ACT an SAT indicates that, specifically in critical swing-states, education reform is a top-tier issue.
The Huffington Post reports that in all, more than 70 percent of New Hampshire schools failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress in 2012. However, Commissioner Virginia Barry says the numbers do not accurately portray school performance.
Back to the showdown between teachers, teacher unions, administrators, and lawmakers. Teacher Beat reports that negotiators seemed not much closer to reaching consensus on new federal teacher-preparation rules, after another day of discussions that continued to expose fractures among the panelists.