Notes from the news, Nov. 1
by thenotebook on Nov 01 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
Philly district suspends school rating system, seeks fix Notebook
District will hire outside firm to fix the formula used to assess school performance.
See also: District seeks new index to rate school performance Inquirer
Storm forces Phila. district to delay bond sale Inquirer
The $300 million in bonds will be put on the market Tuesday.
Don't Change a Thing! Metropolis
Tom Ferrick concludes that the grassroots effort to come up with an alternative to the consultant-driven school reform blurprint has a PR problem: it can't be perceived as simply defending the status quo.
Chicago Schools Need Radical Change Chicago Tribune via Stand for Children Illinois
Parting thoughts from former Chicago schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard
Moody’s Downgrades PA Higher Ed System, Including Penn State Education News
Teaching the Election in the Final Week: Bellwethers, Unicorns and Attack Ads The Learning Network/NY Times
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