Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Common Core Debate

NPR's Intelligence Squared, U.S. Debates Podcast program recently took up the debate of "Should schools embrace the common core?".  Hear the argument for both side of the issue here.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Mizzou offering early retirements to lower payroll expenses

Mizzou is offering early retirement incentives to a group of employees in order to reduce payroll costs and generate additional funds for other purposes.  Click here to read the article.

Teacher's Strike Ends With New Contract

After a six day strike that closed schools and sent working parents scrambling to find alternative options for childcare, the Highland Board of Education and the teacher's union, the Highland Education Association, came to an agreement on Thursday to end the walkout.  Click here for the full article.