Morning Announcements: November 10, 2010
November 10, 2010 02:28 pm
The New York Times reports on Joel Klein’s resignation as school chancellor of the New York City school system and the appointment of Cathleen Black to be his successor. Education Week releases a special report examining teacher professional development.
The Wall Street Journal covers a new report from the Brookings Institute that finds workers with less than a high school diploma were more likely to keep their jobs during the recession if they lived in a handful of metro areas with the highest concentrations of employees with college degrees.
Inside Higher Ed examines data analytics, the method of warehousing, organizing and interpreting data accrued through student information systems in hopes of learning more about what makes students successful, then giving instructors the chance to nudge those students accordingly.
The Chicago Tribune editorial board writes about teacher education: “No use pretending that all ed schools are doing a good job of preparing teachers. They aren’t.”
The Indiana Department of Education is requiring school districts to use online tests for at least one grade level on statewide exams.
An editorial in the Detroit News calls for Lawmakers to tackle teacher tenure now.