Education: Morning Roundup
Morning Roundup:From The New York Times: A Tentative Contract Deal for Washington Teachers The contract settlement, which still...
From The New York Times: A Tentative Contract Deal for Washington Teachers
The contract settlement, which still must be ratified, includes some novel provisions, like partial financing by private foundations.
A prosecutor is urging schools not to follow a new state law which requires districts with sex education programs to tell students about contraceptives.
From the Boston Globe: Governor: Texas should move to online textbooks
Gov. Rick Perry proposed Wednesday that Texas abandon using traditional textbooks in public schools and replace them with computer technology.
From The Wall Street Journal: D.C. Deal Puts Merit Pay for Teachers on the Syllabus
School districts around the country are eyeing a tentative deal that would make unionized teachers in Washington, D.C., eligible for merit pay, although district officials know replicating the model will hardly be easy.