Tag: school boards and differential pay

Struggling kids, rookie teachers and more reasons for school choice

A recent report from Harvard researchers offers more compelling reasons why expanded learning options are so needed for struggling students. Based on data from four urban school districts, the Strategic Data Project at Harvard’s Center for Education Policy Research found lower-performing students are placed with brand-new teachers far more often than their[Read More…]

In school districts, low-income children will always lose the battle for resources

Editor’s note: Doug Tuthill responds today to a post I wrote yesterday about the failure of school districts and teachers unions to enact meaningful differential pay plans for teachers – and how that’s indicative of a bigger failure to help low-income students. Ron, you raised some excellent points in your blog[Read More…]