In Washington, D.C., officials shortened a new teacher evaluation checklist after complaints from teachers and principals that it was too long and tim
Sarah Garland is a staff writer at The Hechinger Report. She has written for publications including the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek, and the American Prospect, and is the author of the book "Gangs in Garden City: How Immigration, Segregation and Youth Violence Are Changing American Suburbs."
New online tests hold promise, perils
A student at Townsend Elementary School in the Appoquinimink School District in Delaware takes a computer-based test. Sarah Garland/The Hechinger Report TOWNSEND, Del. – On a recent afternoon at Townsend Elementary School here, a little boy squinted at a computer screen and gripped his mouse. He was stuck. Half of the screen contained an article […]