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Jeff Ibsen, West Hartford, Connecticut, is a retired middle school teacher, corporate labor relations and human resources manager, and former head of investigations for the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. In Connecticut, the recent rollout of the Common Core State Standards has engendered much...

My middle school scientists just rocked their science fair. They worked hard and I am deeply inspired by and proud of their results. I teach in Manhattan at a traditional public middle school. My students are 100 percent Latino, 95 percent free lunch, 33 percent English...

I am completely stymied over the current trend to publish the evaluation scores of teachers in the press. The Los Angeles Unified School District started releasing teacher scores in 2010 with the Los Angeles Times doing their own internal “value-added” statistical analysis which was somewhat different...

Teachers: What can we learn from an evaluation? It has been truly exciting this year to be able to spend some time taking a hard look at the topic of teacher evaluation with Hope Street Group. I have learned a lot, participated in innumerable conversations, read...