principals

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Texas School District Reassigns 2 Amid Fed Probe

El Paso (Texas) Independent School District officials said that a high school principal and administrator have been reassigned amid a federal probe into allegations that students were improperly placed in grades to improve ratings.

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Under Education Reform, School Principals Swamped by Teacher Evaluations

School principals, including some who back more rigorous review of teachers, are balking at education reforms required by Race to the Top. New teacher evaluations are all-consuming, they say.

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Gov. To Use Carrot, Stick to Improve N.Y. Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo would use his considerable budget powers to force changes he says will improve public schools, including tougher evaluations for teachers and principals.

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Mineola (N.Y.) Schools Detail Principal Evaluations

This year is different,” Mineola School Superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler said. “It’s different that what we’ve done in the past.”

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The Impact of a Principal’s Race

Teachers are more likely to stay in a school run by a principal of the same race as them, according to a new study.
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Shaking Up the Status Quo in L.A. Schools

Six million, give or take. That's how many children are in public school in California.

Arguably, we won't have a strong economic future if they don't get a good education.

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Senators Announce Agreement on Education Law

Signaling some unity in the Senate on overhauling the "No Child Left Behind" law, two senators announced Monday an agreement to move forward on bipartisan legislation to revamp it.

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Southern California Principals to See Teachers' Effectiveness Ratings

The previously confidential ratings estimate teachers' effectiveness in raising students' standardized test scores. The district is in negotiations to use the ratings as part of a new teacher evaluation system.

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Most States to Seek Exception to Education Law

A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.

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Principals Get Support Program

The state Department of Education has awarded a $2.5 million grant to support a program that coaches principals in high-needs schools.

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