Brenda Barron, Managing Director
BUILDING A BETTER TEACHER:
No matter how much the curriculum is tweaked, the standards are pushed, schools are closed down, or different focuses make the rounds, nothing will change, suggests educational consultant Doug Lemov, unless teachers know how to teach.
DISTRICTS REWARDED FOR FIRING LOW PERFORMANCE TEACHERS:
Close the failing schools and fire underperforming schools... that's the latest refrain from the administration, holding educators responsible for "fixing" America's trouble public school system.