Schools

The teacher pay gap is wider than ever

In The teacher pay gap is wider than ever, Economic Policy Institute (EPI) President Lawrence Mishel and UC Berkeley economist Sylvia Allegretto find that teacher’s wages and compensation continue to fall relative to comparable workers. When adjusted for education, experience, and…

Critics claim PARCC wastes time, resources

After Gov. Christie Christie and Commissioner of Education David Hespe held a press conference to discuss this year’s PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test scores, the state’s largest teachers’ union called the expensive standardized…