George Parker, the president of the teachers’ union in Washington D.C., is now negotiating a new contract with School Chancellor Michelle Rhee.
Archive for November, 2007
If you were put in charge of one of the worst school districts in the country would you give the high school students free laptops? That's what Paul Vallas did.
Michelle Rhee is trying to confront what she calls a "bloated and unresponsive" bureaucracy. What are her plans?
No Child Left Behind has generated a massive amount of testing data. But is it useful in the classroom? Jay McClain, a principal in Fairfax County, VA, talks.
Across the country, hospitals face a critical nursing shortage, threatening care for millions of Americans. But there’s no shortage of qualified applicants at community college nursing programs.