Monthly Archives: December 2010

On his way out, Klein pushes for end to ATR pool, last-in first-out

The final installment of Joel Klein’s weekly memo to principals In a nostalgic final missive to city principals this week, outgoing Chancellor Joel Klein suggested three things to do once he’s gone. He urged lawmakers to end the last-in first-out process of teacher layoffs, pushed for an end to the Absent Teacher Reserve pool, and … Continue reading

To turn her middle school around, a principal invests in the arts

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Looking back at the Klein years, researchers hold forth

A collection of independent research measuring the impact of Chancellor Joel Klein’s reforms on the city’s school system will be published next spring. But before that happens, you can listen to some of the researchers online. Five of them are faculty at New York University’s Steinhardt School and Tim Farrell, a public affairs officer for … Continue reading