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MaryLiz Jones

StudentsFirst Issues Low Ratings on School Policies - NYTimes.com - 24 views

  • States that have adopted policies aligned with the StudentsFirst platform have in some cases met with public opposition. In Idaho, the Legislature passed a package in 2010 that eliminated tenure, introduced performance pay for teachers and based their evaluations on student test scores. Voters overturned the measures in a referendum in November. (The state received a D-minus grade from StudentsFirst.)
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Jo French

ME, MYSELF AND MATH - Opinionator - NYTimes.com - 57 views

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    ""Me, Myself and Math" is a six-part series that looks at us through the lens of math. Steven Strogatz is the Schurman Professor of applied mathematics at Cornell University. A frequent guest on WNYC's "Radiolab," he is the author, most recently, of "The Joy of x," which grew out of his previous Opinionator series "The Elements of Math"."
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