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Posts Tagged ‘new teacher’

Connecting Test Scores to Teacher Pay: If It’s Not Being Done Right, Should We Still Do It?

A recent PPIC survey on education shows 69% of Californians believe student achievement should be closely tied with teachers’ salaries. This shows a greater concern about teacher quality, likely brought on by recent attacks on teachers unions. [...]

A Student Pulls Out a Knife: What Do You Do?

A Student Pulls Out a Knife: What Do You Do?

Photography by Jeremy SchulzSomething happened to a good friend of mine during the last week of school. He is an amazing teacher working in the ghetto, and this story is sadly one that isn’t too uncommon. We’ll call my friend Mr. [...]

You Might As Well Get To Know The Security Staff — You Are One Of Them

You Might As Well Get To Know The Security Staff — You Are One Of Them

How to Work With Security and Administration to Properly Discipline Students I know that some days I feel more like a security guard than a teacher. It seems that in between class I’m pulling kids apart who are trying to beat each other up, and [...]