Last year, the General Assembly amended a law that has long required drivers in oncoming lanes to stop when they encounter a school bus loading or unloading children. Words added to that law were ambiguous enough to produce contrary interpretations. A new Senate bill will require oncoming vehicles to stop unless there's a physical barrier dividing the roadway.
If there’s been one constant over the last decade in terms of teacher evaluation policies, it’s been change. But state policies have moved faster than researchers’ efforts to understand what works and why. The risk? If teachers remain skeptical of the evaluations, too often there is scant feedback,