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Archive for February, 2012

February 27 Education News.

February 27, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times has a bunch of articles out on local teacher ratings that have been released.

Teacher Quality Widely Diffused, Ratings Indicate

In Teacher Ratings, Good Test Scores Are Sometimes Not Good Enough

With Release of Teacher Data, Setback for Union Turns Into a Rallying Cry

After Release of Ratings, a Focus on ‘Top’ Teachers

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on Greater involvement by community and staff fills gaps at Tilden Middle school.

Education News For February 20, 2012.

February 20, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Miami Herald reports on the DREAM act bill killed in the Florida Legislature.

The New York Times reports on a new cut to college education in Florida.

The Oregonian Reports on record enrollments giving Oregon universities big reserve accounts.

The AP reports on Michigan Colleges in the state that could be getting more money from the state for the first time in a decade.

The Detroit News reports on students that can now sign up for specialty schools in the area.

The Baltimore Sun reports on Hopkins’ medical students learning to use their stethoscopes.

The USA Today Reports On Groups That Are Tackling…

February 17, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

the high cost of college text books.

Education News for February 16, 2012…

February 16, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article up looking at Tony Danza who still loves Northeast High where he taught for one season, but is worried about school cuts.

The Dallas Morning News reports on the Texas A&M president that wants a 4 percent tuition raise.

The Tennessean reports on Gov. Haslam losing Republican support on class-size bill.

Education News For February 15, 2012…

February 15, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The CAE is out with a list of colleges and how much fundraising they have gotten.

The Detroit News reports on Michigan students posting slight gains on MEAP under new standards.

They also report on 48 school districts that are on Michigan watch list.

The New York Times reports on affluent foreign-born parents in New York City that are sending their children to public schools in much greater proportion than native-born parents with the same incomes.

Education News For February 14, 2012…

February 14, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Tennessean reports on Nashville inmates at Bass prison earning college credits behind bars.

The News & Observer reports on tuition increases at UNC schools approved amid protests.

The Times Picayune reports on Next year’s kindergarteners that are expected to have skills before entering school.