Articles: Human Resources

Reimagining the College Town

The Red Hook (N.Y.) Central School District has been quietly leveraging the possibilities of the college town.

Measuring the Effectiveness of New Teachers

A new teacher performance model will evaluate lesson plans, grade books, assignments and class videos to both assess teachers and improve teacher licensure programs.

Equity and Access for All

Michele Hancock, recently hired superintendent of Kenosha (Wis.) Unified School District No. 1, is transforming all practices, programs and policies to ensure they meet the needs of all students.

Wisconsin District Administrators Say Bills Go Too Far

District administrators in Wisconsin would appreciate greater management leeway in negotiations with teachers' unions, but many say the collective bargaining restrictions crafted by Gov. Scott Walker and the republican-controlled legislature go too far.

Students Need Stable District Leadership

In more than one big city school district, including now Seattle, superintendents who have put smart reforms in place, yielding positive results for students, have been removed too soon.

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