Teacher Burnout vs. Data System

Teacher Burnout vs. Data System

Teacher attrition rose significantly over the last two decades. Now more than 41% of teachers leave the profession within just five years of starting, and about half a million U.S. teachers (which amounts to 15%) leave the profession every year. In short, teachers are burning out, which means they are exhausted from the prolonged stress and/or … Continue reading Teacher Burnout vs. Data System

3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement

3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement

Someone once said that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. School improvement is a process that takes planning and careful attention. Just like any process, there are systematic ways to approaching and enhancing it. In today’s global economy, school improvement is essential to help people grow into all that they can be. … Continue reading 3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement

Quick Summary of California’s New Accountability Measures

Quick Summary of California’s New Accountability Measures

The State Board of Education will be voting on the state’s new accountability measure on Thursday. Here’s a sneak peak at what they’ll be voting on. What will the board adopt on Thursday? They’re called “evaluation rubrics,” which is basically an accountability tool with several components: A set of statewide and district performance indicators measuring … Continue reading Quick Summary of California’s New Accountability Measures