Morning Announcements: March 14, 2011
March 14, 2011 03:07 pm
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, former chancellor of NYC public schools Joel Klein writes, “Any reform worth its name must start by recognizing that teachers are our most important educational asset. That’s why we need to treat teaching as a profession, by supporting excellence, striving for constant improvement and ridding the system of poor performers.”
Budget Cuts Raise Questions About Federal Commitment to Literacy, Education Week writes. On the Curriculum Matters blog, Catherine Gewertz writes about the ‘career’ part of college readiness.
A guest columnist in the Magic City Morning Star explains how high school dropouts are effecting Maine’s economy.
The New York Times takes a look at school turnaround efforts in Detroit.
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that school budgets are crashing without the stimulus.