Rogue agency defied judges to carry out partisan probe of Wisconsin conservatives

WI lawmaker says state education program misspent $500K

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education, News, Wasteful spending, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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MADISON, Wis. — State Rep. David Craig, R-Vernon, is calling on Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Tony Evers to investigate a state-funded education program after discovering it spent almost $500,000 last year on “five-star dining, luxury travel accommodations and employee lunches.”

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D.C. board votes to keep Potomac Prep Public Charter School open

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education, News  /  No Comments

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Students at Potomac Prep Public Charter School no longer have to worry about their school being closed at the end of the year.

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Program provides alternative path for putting teachers in Milwaukee classrooms

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Most people wouldn’t consider working harder for less money to be a good career move.

Jason Brazil is an exception.

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D.C. Public School district less diverse than D.C. charters

By   /  December 16, 2014  /  Education, News  /  No Comments

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While some D.C. charter schools enroll a disproportionately high number of white students, several of the city’s traditional public schools have even greater disparity.

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D.C. charter school fights to stay open

By   /  December 12, 2014  /  Education, News  /  No Comments

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About 300 students, parents and teachers rallied at Potomac Prep Public Charter School on Wednesday night to voice their opposition to the school being closed.

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Report finds teachers woefully unprepared for classroom challenges

By   /  December 12, 2014  /  Education, Education Blog, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

IS IT STRONG ENOUGH?: the California Legislature on last week passed a bill purporting to streamline the teacher dismissal process in cases of abuse.

Teachers are not ready to teach.

That was the bold message delivered by the National Council on Teacher Quality this week in a scathing national report on educators.

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