The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. The most cogent comment was made by Gina Perez (El Paso), who questioned why TEA would be included with the entities encouraging high standards for teacher preparation when it allows charter districts and DOI districts to exempt themselves from those same standards.
Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, has proposed an unpopular amendment, among teacher groups at least, which would give teachers additional pay based on their relative performance — merit pay. The 13-member Commission was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, House Speaker Joe Straus, and State Board of Education Chair Donna Bahorich.
Last year the school system adopted a content-focused literacy curriculum called Wit & Wisdom for kindergarten through eighth grade that includes challenging books along with related works of art for students to analyze. 19, the House Public Education Committee held its first hearings on filed bills, including House Bill 55 by Rep.
Members of the State Board of Education have voted to pursue rules changes that would make the application process for new charter schools more transparent to the public and to local school district officials who are losing tax dollars to charter campuses.
Wall to wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education, inside and outside of the classroom, is the norm for all students. Until Wednesday, Republican House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has said he would prefer to give school districts flexibility on how to use additional funding and that he does not favor a key Senate proposal for $5,000 teacher pay raises. Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering one of America’s most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education.
The Texas State Teachers Association expressed their opposition to the bill’s merit pay provision, which would be tied to student performance on the STAAR test. School districts would be barred from suspending students who are homeless under Senate Bill 1001.
H-E-B is now accepting nominations for educators to apply for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Each year, these awards highlight a variety of educators who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities.
As more and more low-income families move into neighborhoods that once catered to the middle or upper class, one must be on the lookout for his own personal safety and report any criminal activity going on in their surroundings. The Del Valle Education Association and its #FightFor15 campaign were rewarded – and so were all other Del Valle employees – when the school board on Tuesday night approved a new, minimum salary of $16 an hour for bus drivers and $15 an hour for all other support staff.
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After years of working exclusively in New Orleans, KIPP, the prominent charter school network, was approved Monday to expand upriver to start three schools in Baton Rouge. Look through a newspaper or magazine—or one of the education-focused news websites that have sprung up in recent years—and you’ll see plenty of stories about schools: teacher strikes, racial and socioeconomic disparities and segregation, charter schools, the role of technology, and (alas) school shootings.
The Senate budget bill, as filed, adds $2.4 billion to cover projected enrollment growth over the next two years, but also $6 billion above that to pay for increased teacher compensation and to offset whatever revenue is lost by any property tax reform measures that become law.
The Del Valle Education Association and its #FightFor15 campaign were rewarded – and so were all other Del Valle employees – when the school board on Tuesday night approved a new, minimum salary of $16 an hour for bus drivers and $15 an hour for all other support staff.
Inside Higher Ed reports that bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals, which it says is a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies Officials at the University of Massachusetts warn that the state Senate’s proposed state budget would be devastating” to the university and could result in layoffs, cuts to student services and cuts to financial aid The latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate scores show college athletes are continuing to excel in the classroom, though they may be hitting a peak.
As more and more low-income families move into neighborhoods that once catered to the middle or upper class, one must be on the lookout for his own personal safety and report any criminal activity going on in their surroundings. DVEA President Katrina Van Houten, a math teacher, called the raises crucial to school employees and their families.” Some of the district’s support staffers, living in one of the most expensive metropolitan areas (Austin) in the country, have been earning as little as $10 an hour, hardly a livable wage.
The freedom or choice, makes the Christian teachers compete for the students and therefore not to abuse the Christian moral as it happens in areas of the world where Christianity is dominant (e.g. in Serbia and Horvatia Christianity prompted the people to eradicate the Muslims from the Christian land).
Senate Bill 1256 would result in a list of people who the agency determined had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a student, committed a serious crime against another person or engaged in other prohibited misconduct, and is aimed at preventing teachers from going to one school to another.
Christianity has been of the greatest importance to the USA since the time when the first settlers stepped on the Plymouth Rock. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education reports on yesterday’s House hearing on diversifying STEM education, which featured ACE’s Lorelle Espinosa among the witnesses Federal lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill … Read More..