In response to many posted opinions about merit pay for teachers

I can understand how, to the general public, it makes sense to associate teacher salaries and positions with their students’ achievement. When you look at statistics on paper and see that, hypothetically, there are 27 teachers in one district whose students’ test scores are consistently low, then they should be replaced. The problem is this:Continue reading “In response to many posted opinions about merit pay for teachers”

Dr. Bernstein, you are mistaken…

For anyone who may not know, Dr. Marc Bernstein, the current Superintendent for the Valley Stream Central High School District in Nassau County, NY has some suggestions for Andrew Cuomo when it comes to budgeting education. The most important of these (as far as this blog is concerned) is that it would be in theContinue reading “Dr. Bernstein, you are mistaken…”