QOD: Badass Teachers Say AFT Wimped Out on Common CoreJuly 15, 2014
Special Education in N.J. Gets A Task ForceJuly 17, 2014
It starts here:
Hand it to ol’ Chris Christie: on Monday he snatched victory from the jaws of defeat by issuing an Executive Order that rendered Senate Bill 2154 pointless. (See earlier coverage here.) This draft bill, which coasted through the Assembly and appeared poised for Senate approval, proposed to delay the implementation of data-infused teacher evaluations by two years. Conveniently for the bill’s supporters, this delay would expire when Christie, presumably, would be preoccupied with presidential campaigning or clearing out Drumthwacket for the next governor and, perhaps, no longer interested in New Jersey educational issues.
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