Top LYS Tweets – June 24, 2019

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS tweets from the past week when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.   Zip Codes—the best indicator of school quality in most American…

Do Everything You Can to get Financially Secure

A little financial advice for those new to our profession.   Back when I joined the profession in 1990, I knew I was trading a higher private sector salary for guaranteed benefits and a guaranteed, but modest retirement income. These were extrinsic factors that were offset by the intrinsic rewards of serving my community and…

Top LYS Tweets from the Week of December 25, 2011

For those of you who are keeping track, here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of December 25, 2011, as tabulated by the accountants at Price Waterhouse. 1. Who is surprised that the same politicians that enacted laws that prevent educator double-dipping, are double-dippers? 2. Presidential candidates aren’t going near public education…

Improving America’s Schools – Letter 1, Part 3 (Professional Pay)

The following post is based on thoughts related to: Letters to the editor that the NY Times has recently received concerning public schools. The link is: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/17/opinion/l17educ.html?emc=eta1 Jacqueline Ancess writes, “In education, research on performance pay shows no substantive gains in student achievement, and all Mr. Obama’s policy will do is reinforce the ill-conceived notion…
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