Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Grasmick calls for teacher changes

Linking test scores to teacher performance among proposals

By Liz Bowie liz.bowie@baltsun.com
December 11, 2009

Maryland state schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick made bold proposals Thursday to alter teacher compensation, tenure and evaluations - changes she said are needed to reform education and position the state to be competitive in applying for $250 million in federal stimulus money.

Speaking at a state school board meeting, Grasmick said the three proposals were sure to spur "lively discussion" in the coming months.

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