Beaumont Superintendent Presents Cuts to Trustees

  BEAUMONT- The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees presented additional cost-saving considerations offered by Dr. Timothy Chargois, Superintendent of Schools. In addition to the recently approved Reduction in Force (RIF) that will take place by the end of this month, Chargois is reviewing a list of other unfunded line items contributing to a…

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…