First Bell 6-30-14

NEWARK SCHOOL SUPE
New Jersey has renewed the contract of embattled Newark schools superintendent Cami Anderson, whose pro-school choice “One Newark” plan has garnered her the enmity of some union and parent activists. (Star-Ledger)
 
TEACHER JOB SATISFACTION
An OECD survey finds that teachers worldwide love their job but feel undervalued by society. (New York Times)
 
LONGER SCHOOL DAYS
Lengthening school days is one of D.C. schools chief Kaya Henderson’s top priorities, but the teacher unions are fighting her efforts. (Washington Post)
 
COMMON CORE POLITICS
Andre Perry opines that Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal’s flip-flop on the Common Core is a myopic political calculation is already backfiring. (Hechinger Report)
 
FORDHAM IN THE NEWS
District Dossier: “Why Good Principals Are Hard to Find and Keep
Denver Post: “Colorado teacher evaluations still face major hurdles after first year
New York Times: “New York Schools Chief Advocates More ‘Balanced Literacy’
 

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