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Entries tagged with ‘teaching’

Expect a long, loud trustee meeting tonight. Bring a pillow and a snack.

About 40 parents and supporters from Skyline High are slated to speak about the district’s decision to move some high-caliber academic programs to Conrad High School. They feel like the district has turned a deaf ear to their pleas to…

Are teachers the final authority on grades?

Blog reader and DISD teacher Steve passes along his comments on some policy changes that are likely to be approved by trustees tomorrow. These are related to rules governing how teachers give grades, including the rule that they can’t…

Things we’re not allowed to know: Is your kid’s teacher any good?

Back in October we asked the Dallas ISD to provide us copies of every teacher’s “Classroom Effectiveness Index” score. You may recall that these are the numbers that the district uses to measure how much learning educators impart on…

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