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Santa Ana Unified gets a chance at real reform thanks to reduced red tape and a waiver from No Child Left BehindSeptember 4, 2013
Several school districts in California, including Santa Ana Unified, will be receiving a windfall of new state and federal education funding that comes with a lot fewer strings attached.
In recent months, Gov. Jerry Brown and President Obama's Education Department have both managed to reduce state and federal rules governing how education money is allocated to, and spent by, school districts.
“Race to the Top’s” Pricey Centralized Effort to Improve Teacher Evaluations Demonstrates Few Positive ResultsJuly 11, 2013, 12:55pm
Atlanta's dishonest teachers say the data made them do it.July 13, 2011
A new report finds that Atlanta is chock full of cheating teachers and principals, at least 179 of them in 44 schools. The confessed cheaters blame an over-emphasis on test results and "unreasonable goals" set by the administation. Senior Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward asks whether cheating is inevitable in a high-stakes testing environment and if it's really so unreasonable to demand that fourth graders be able to read, write, and do basic math?
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- School Funding Improvements Hit Santa Ana and Other California Districts
Santa Ana Unified gets a chance at real reform thanks to reduced red tape and a waiver from No Child Left Behind
September 4, 2013
- Cheating Teachers Play the Blame Game
Atlanta's dishonest teachers say the data made them do it.
July 13, 2011
- Education Lessons Are Lost on Obama
Not every failure occurs in the classroom
March 22, 2010
- Obama Can Help Rhee Fix DC's Schools
Tackling teacher tenure could launch meaningful education reforms
December 10, 2008
- How Schools Underreport Violence, Cheat No Child Left Behind
From underreporting violence to inflating graduation rates to fudging testscores, educators are lying to the American public
June 30, 2005
- School Funding Improvements Hit Santa Ana and Other California Districts (9/4)
- “Race to the Top’s” Pricey Centralized Effort to Improve Teacher Evaluations Demonstrates Few Positive Results (7/11)
- Cheating Teachers Play the Blame Game (7/13)
- California Provides the Case in Point Against National Curriculum (5/16)
- Florida's School Choice and Accountability Lead to More Gains on 2009 NAEP (3/24)
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