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A Non-Invasive, Non-blame Government Policy that Might Help Public Education

April 26, 2010 Walter Lanier 1

“Under the Strategic Staffing Initiative, principals who have improved student performance at their current school are given bonuses and allowed to recruit new leadership teams in exchange for moving to chronically low-performing schools. Once at the new schools, the principals are permitted to remove as many as five teachers if they consider them to be hostile to reform. These turnaround schools are also given high priority when their new leadership teams request technology, staffing or new programs.”

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November 27, 2008 Walter Lanier 0

It  is early thanksgiving morning.  I am, I suddenly realizing with irony, watching Groundhog Day and working on a paper that is do at 8:00 […]

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Hello world!

October 30, 2008 Walter Lanier 0

Okay, I am excited, I have been looking for a way to do some blogging without too much technological thinking on my part.  I hope […]