Educator Effectiveness

2:58am

Sun April 14, 2013
Education

'Core' Curriculum Puts Education Experts At Odds

Originally published on Sun April 14, 2013 4:16 pm

At 2 p.m., it's crunchtime for students who write for The Harbinger Online, the award-winning, student news site at Shawnee Mission East High just outside Kansas City, Kan. They've been investigating an initiative to develop common curriculum and test guidelines for states.

The young reporters have pored over countless documents about the Common Core State Standards and talked to Kansas state legislators who pushed for their adoption, trying to understand why they're necessary.

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11:31am

Tue July 5, 2011
Education

Education Gathering in Denver Focusing on College Completion

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Education officials from across the U.S. are in Denver this week.  They are taking on the task of figuring out how to make sure more students graduate from college ready for the workforce.

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9:00am

Wed June 8, 2011
Education

State Education Board Receives Draft Rules for Educator Effectiveness

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The Colorado Board of Education is receiving draft rules for a new statewide educator effectiveness evaluation system. 

The push to come up with a means of evaluating teachers and administrators was mandated in 2010 by Senate Bill 10-191. 

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