Fixing Aldine ISD Schools: Training & Communication Key to Reducing Problems Not Citations & Police

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”  Sophocles, Antigone  Cover Story by Darwin Campbell,  African-American News&Issues ALDINE– Fixing discipline problems in the Aldine Independent School District has not been a walk in the park, but Superintendent Dr.…

Seven Houston Teachers, Houston Federation of Teachers File Lawsuit

Challenge Constitutionality of Value-Added Measure for Evaluations HOUSTON—An unprecedented lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas alleging that highly recognized, good teachers are receiving poor evaluations because of a grossly flawed value-added algorithm used to evaluate them. Seven Houston teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers are contending…