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Remainders: Evaluating the impact of D.C.'s IMPACT system

  • A new report concludes that D.C.’s teacher eval system is “doing what it was intended to do.” (DFER)
  • But data in the report suggest most teachers leaving D.C. each year are “effective.” (Dana Goldstein)
  • A Jesuit school in Crown Heights is trying to stem the exodus of male students. (Brooklyn Ink)
  • A new study finds that poor students drop out five times as often as other students. (Hechinger)
  • A teacher says moving Regents exams earlier in the year won’t benefit students. (JD2718)
  • An Ohio town closed schools today after lions, tigers, bears, and more escaped a zoo. (10TV)
  • Director of the Right to Read Project: The city should do more for struggling readers. (Gotham Gazette)
  • A lost provision of NCLB: The designation of schools as “persistently dangerous.” (Educated Reporter)
  • On the difference between math and Mathematics and how schools get it wrong. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • Handicapping the odds that Congress can revise NCLB before the 2012 elections. (CSM)
  • The only ESEA amendment to pass today protects teachers from being force-transferred. (Politics K-12)
  • Linda Darling-Hammond: New assessments are an improvement but not enough. (Teaching Matters)