Students and teachers evacuated the building due to an unplanned fire alarm at the beginning of homeroom Thursday, March 14. Vice principal Amy Winston said the cause of the alarm…
There has been an ongoing debate in the world of education on how to create consistency in the curriculum and equity in grading while allowing for teacher freedom.
by Samantha Libraty
This year, the Newton Public Schools adopted a new evaluation tool called the Educator Evaluation Tool, which aims to improve teaching at this school through more thorough faculty evaluations, according to science department head Amy Winston. Among other things, the Educator Evaluation Tool mandates that evaluators visit classes for 10 minutes at more frequent intervals than they did last year, Winston said.