Though fraught with tension, a performance-based compensation system makes good sense and creates all kinds of incentives to achieve. Such logic is lost on the education establishment, however.
Monthly Archives For January 2007
Even sympathetic observers of the Modern Language Association (MLA) offer up vignettes about what may be the world’s largest collection of English professors that make the group look rather odd.
California employs people to expose waste and fraud but, unfortunately, agencies such as the California Department of Education (CDE) sometimes prefer to fire and demote these workers rather than heed their warnings.
In a way, the largest collection of English professors in the country—the Modern Language Association (MLA)—is true to at least the first part of its name. What many laymen think of as the classics—British literature up to the 20th Century—is the focus of about one-tenth of the hundreds of panel discussions at the MLA annual meeting.
The Carteret School District is now allowing a Good News
Club to meet at the Minue Elementary School.
If the largest conclave of college English professors in the country sometimes sounded like a Democratic Party strategy session at the Modern Language Association meeting late last year, it might be because the two groups’ membership rolls have an overlap.
Last week the immigration debate hit front and center in Arizona as nearly 600 students and their supporters marched on the University of Phoenix Stadium where the BCS National Championship game was being played.
Five can be a difficult birthday. Just ask the architects of President Bush’s landmark federal law, No Child Left Behind, which turned five on January 8th.
Bureaucratic red-tape has prevented many students from even receiving any possible benefits from NCLB.
Another religiously affiliated university trying to be diplomatic may be in danger of becoming Catholic in Name Only (CINO).