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What nobody will admit about our public schools

Tweet If you ask the typical representative of the State Board of Education or government bureaucrat at the State of Office of Education why educational achievement is not what everyone expects, you will receive one of two answers: (1) public … Continue reading

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Evaluating (and paying) teachers more effectively

Tweet The Deseret News recently published an article discussing how educators and education researchers are investigating new ways to evaluate the effectiveness of school teachers. Those ways include: (1) rigorous classroom observation, based on specific teaching behaviors associated with student … Continue reading

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Teaching children in schools: a sacred trust that demands scrutiny

Tweet   As I recently gave a presentation to a class of fifth-graders, I was reminded of the sacred trust we place in schoolteachers. When parents send their children off to school, perhaps sometimes reluctantly, they leave their little ones … Continue reading

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