Friday, December 4, 2015

Opinions on Education

The following are editorials, commentaries, and opinions from various sources regarding public education, collected in November 2015. Click on each headline to read more.

Editorial: 'Puffy' helmets an idea worth pursuing
Daily Herald Editorial Board, Chicago suburbs, November 25

Does It Pay To Pay Teachers $100,000?
Ryan Schuette, NPR, WBEZ-Chicago, November 19

Letter: Thanks those who do most thankless job;
school board members
Alan Boucher, Dispatch-Argus, Quad Cities, November 15

Explaining taxes, costs and where the money comes from
Patrick McDermott, assistant superintendent of Business & Finance, Freeport School District, Journal-Standard, Freeport, November 13

Editorial: College preparedness more than just a test score
The Daily Illini Editorial Board, November 12

Commentary: On pensions,
it's time for Chicago teachers to pay their fair share
Dennis Byrne, Chicago Tribune, November 4

Miller: What's the payoff for Bruce Rauner's 'Turnaround Agenda?'
Rich Miller, Northwest Herald, Chicago suburbs, November 3

Strike cost everyone but East St. Louis teachers
Editorial Board, Belleville News-Democrat, November 3

Room for Debate:
Transgender Students in High School Locker Rooms
Pauline Park, chair of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy and Mara Keisling is the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, New York Times, November 3

Editorial: The quest for great principals in Chicago Public Schools
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, November 3

Brown: 'Practice' your patience — CPS-teacher talks could get bumpy
Mark Brown, Chicago Sun-Times, November 2

Editorial: Resolve to be a voter in 2016
Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board, November 2

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