Good teachers matter and—as in every other profession—some are better than others. Researchers have even found that the very best teachers can help students overcome many of the effects of poverty and catch up to or surpass their more privileged peers. That’s why there is intense interest now in finding better ways to judge the […]
Author Archives: Barbara Stewart
Barbara Stewart is a veteran reporter, editor and grant writer. She became a staff writer at The New York Times in 1994. For 11 years, Stewart researched and wrote hundreds of news and feature stories, including more than a dozen front-page articles. She lives in New York City and has a particular interest in education.