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Obama: Money alone can’t solve school predicament – Yahoo! News


This is definitely a conversation we will be having in Australia. There is no doubt that the next steps from National Curriculum, National Testing and National Tertiary Entrance Examinations will be to use these tools as measuring sticks for teacher / school / principal performance, Private/Public School funding decisions, teacher pay and bonus for improved performance.

I doubt it will be long before we will have to consider student contact hours, especially in the Secondary environment. An interesting broad report; perhaps the combination of the huge contribution from Facebook founder to Newark schools (100 million) and this week’s “Education Nation” (US based Education Summit this week) are prompting some ‘big conversations’ in the U.S. … watch this space!

Obama: Money alone can’t solve school predicament – Yahoo! News.

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