TeachingMerit pay; eliminating tenure; new teacher evaluations how are school, district and state policies affecting how educators and their students perform?LATEST POSTSHow Common Core Brought Attention To The Math Education DebateEssay: How To Teach Brown V. They not actually scholarships they bonuses worth up to $10,000 for teachers who scored in the top 20 percent of students when they took the SAT or ACT and earned the state top rating, effective. Republican Rep.
Shannon Watts was folding her kids’ laundry when news broke of the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Watts was 800 miles away in her home in Zionsville, Ind. Like any American, she’d watched news coverage of shootings before.
The theory is that an agreement between the city and the civil liberties organization resulted in fewer stops and stop and frisks by Chicago police, which caused an increase in violence. You can readthe post to see why I don’t find that convincing. The interventionist, public health based approachadopted by New York in the 1970s and 1980s was simply more effective than the heavy handed suppression approach in cities such as Chicago and Los Angeles.
But those of us who have been around campaign finance for a few years have seen plenty of byzantine schemes that seemed too clever by half but still were used. I would offer as examples the bizarre set of state Republican Party committees that participated in the joint fundraising effort for Mitt Romney in 2012 (trying to hide where the money would really go or just find faithful servants who would make the unlimited transfers to other states as the campaign wished?), and the use of the reporting schedule to game disclosure for some groups who either register or change their reporting regime from quarterly to monthly, or vice versa, to delay revealing their activity. (Neither of these seems very worthwhile in the greater scheme of things, but both felt right to some strategists looking for any advantage possible even if it was more imagined than real.).
As with so many of Trump’s other feuds, then, the smart money is that this won’t have much of a negative effect on his political prospects in the Republican nomination contest. The Republican Party is more heavily evangelical than Catholic, and conservatives had already grown skeptical of Francis’s politics. And, of course, people like Trump getting in fights and defending his positions..
So in the studio with me are Mona Charen, political analyst and syndicated columnist at National Review. She’s also a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Institute. Mona, thank you for coming.. Do not be reductive in your analysis of your competitor’s interest and reasoning. Just as importantly, do not discount the benefits your competition can provide you. The process of capitalizing on competitors’ stances is referred to in negotiation as log rolling.Log rolling benefits both parties involved by allowing each to offer concessions that are of comparatively minimal importance in exchange for concessions of comparatively greater significance.