December 2012

Found 1 blog entry for December 2012.

Grading Madison SchoolsIt's the end of the fall semester and kids will get their report cards soon. Most of them will probably say their teachers and schools should be graded too. Well, for the first time they have in fact been graded, though it's probably not the sort of scoring most kids would have in mind. This past November, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) began releasing its first-ever evaluation results, the so-called school report cards, for every district.

It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that after 164 years or so of the "Wisconsin Idea," the provision in the state constitution spreading education to its literal and figurative borders, schools throughout the state attained generally favorable ratings. Madison and other capital region

15,338 Views, 2 Comments