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  • How Should State Wield Its Power?

    Yesterday there was hearing to consider whether kindergarten should be made mandatory in Pennsylvania.  According to the Education Commission of the States, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Idaho, and Alaska do not require school districts to offer half or full … Continue reading

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  • Is the Bonus System for Teachers Working?

    An article today mentioned bonuses awarded to teachers at several Pittsburgh public schools under a bonus arrangement for team teaching.  It is just one of several incentive programs crafted under the 2010 teacher contract.  What other incentives are there?