Texans for Education Reform
By Lauren Mcgaughy
AUSTIN — Texas needs an additional year to pilot its first new teacher evaluation method in 17 years, Commissioner of Education Michael Williams told federal officials Wednesday.
By Susan Combs and Harrison Keller
In an information-driven society, nothing is more important to our long-term economic success than a well-educated, well-trained workforce.
JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a U.S. education story with a twist.
Relations between charter schools and traditional public schools have often been hostile, and that’s become a more intense problem in recent years. About 4 percent of U.S. students attend about 5,000 charter schools.
By Patti Neighmond
Many people are intensely interested in how publicly funded charter schools affect children, and that includes not just their academic achievement but their health.