Friday is here and we at the Alliance for Excellent Education wish you a prosperous weekend of good wholesome fun. For the rest of
us you, just make sure you manage to get back to work on time Monday after celebrating a weekend’s worth of Irish heritage (or pretend Irish affiliation). Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Class sizes and limited staffing continues to be a barrier for academic success in school districts all through the country. As the Texas Tribune reports, the number of elementary classes exceeding the state’s 22-student cap soared to 8,479 from 2,238 last school year.
Teacher satisfaction and evaluation continue to be the hotbed issues of the moment, snagging education headlines everywhere. In New York state, legislative leaders agreed to turn a new teacher evaluation system into law, according to the New York Times. This would bring the state one step closer to ensuring that the state will hold on to $700 million in federal education aid.Read Entire Post