The New Jersey Educator Effectiveness Task Force proposed a combination of test scores, personal observation and school-wide performance to measure teacher effectiveness. These recommendations are just the beginning. Stakeholders need to participate in the discussion and lessons can be learned from the experience of other states.
Social media and technology have created thousands of new ways to be a bully. Cyber bullying can happen anywhere, leaving victims with no 'safe zone.' A community-wide approach that includes the school, parents and children is necessary to prevent cyber bullying. This video provides strategies to confront this problem.