Skip directly to content


Major Victory: State Board Rejects Evaluation Plan. Zais Blames EdFirstSC Email Campaign

on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 18:34

Mick Zais is giving us credit for stopping his evaluation plan. Don't be so modest, Dr. Zais. Much of the damage was self-inflicted.

How'd Those Stakeholder Meetings Go?

on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 15:20

Battling censorship to give teachers a voice

3rd & Final Address to State Bd. of Ed re. Teacher Evaluation

on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 04:49

After his bitter diatribe about the role of EdFirstSC in successfully blocking his teacher evaluation plan, I accidentally told Mick Zais what was on my mind. Most of it. Suitable for all ages.

Formal Complaint to the State Board of Ed re. Censorship of Florence Meeting

on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 16:22

Zais' staff was caught stuffing audience questions into a briefcase, and then lied about the reason. An ugly, ugly episode.

EdFirstSC's Formal Complaint to the State Board of Ed re. Censored Charleston "Stakeholder Meeting"

on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 21:25

Here's the complaint that EdFirstSC filed with the State Board of Education. Several members have responded. They are not amused by Zais' antics...

Zais Teacher & Principal Evaluation Plan: Greatest Hits

on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 01:58

Here's everything you need to know about one of the worst ideas you'll ever hear.

Post & Courier: Charleston Stakeholder Meeting

on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 18:47

If Mick Zais isn't running scared, I sure would hate to see him when he is.

Video: Zais- "I'm Not Listening"

on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 21:18

2nd Speech to State Board re. teacher evaluation. Mick Zais was busy scribbling away while I spoke, like he had a book report due the next day. A few things did seem to catch his attention.


on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 01:16

Good News! A-F Grading of teachers is DEAD! Mick Zais is running scared.

Video: Greenville Teachers Provide "Accountability" to Supt. Zais for Eval Plan

on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 04:00

You heard it was pretty fun, but want to see for yourself. Here it is: Greenville teachers grilling Supt. Mick Zais about his plan to give teachers a letter grade A-F based on schoolwide and value-added test scores.