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Charleston City Paper Article: EdFirstSC Takes on Zais' Plan For Evaluating Teachers

on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 03:19

This Oct. 17th article talks about EdFirstSC's campaign to stop Supt. Zais' plan to evaluate teachers and principals using value-added test scores (of kids they've never even met). Dept of Ed Spokesman JW Ragley's bizarre response contrasts the plan with a completely fictional status quo.

Statewide teacher salary increases awaiting Haley's approval - Charleston City Paper

on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:15

EdFirst's petition campaign, Restore Teacher Salaries, played a pivotal role in passing legislation that requires districts to resume step increases (additional pay for years of experience).

These increases had been frozen as part of the largest education cuts in the US during the recession.