Michelle Rhee, the hard-charging chancellor of Washington D.C.'s public school system, won a major battle over performance-based pay the other day, which now ties teachers' salaries to classroom results not seniority and improves teacher evaluations. LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines‚ÄčThat news c ... More >>
LAUSDFile photo.Despite a demonstration by members of the teacher's union, the board of the Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday voted to roughly follow the recommendations of their superintendent and give some outside groups control of several campuses. A few exceptions were switched ... More >>
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