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April 13, 2012
By Vicki Alger
A confidential memo from the director of Illinois’ largest state pension system said decades’ worth of unfunded liabilities may require the state to cut benefits for current and retired teachers.
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April 6, 2012
By Vicki Alger
A new survey finds huge majorities of teachers are satisfied with their jobs and embrace limiting tenure, more rigorous evaluations that include student achievement growth as a measure, and ending last in, first out hiring and firing practices.
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Education
March 30, 2012
By Vicki Alger
The New Hampshire Senate on March 21 passed a bill that would create a statewide education tax-credit scholarship program.
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Education
March 28, 2012
By Vicki Alger
Legislation under consideration in New Jersey would require annual evaluations and evidence of student achievement growth for a teacher to earn tenure and would make it easier to fire ineffective teachers.
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