Stories by Aaron Pallas

Aaron Pallas is Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Professor Pallas has devoted the bulk of his career to the study of how schools sort students, especially the relationship between school organization and sorting processes and the linkages among schooling, learning and the human life course. His most recent projects are explicitly designed to inform policymakers and other stakeholders about conditions in New York City public schools. subscribe to Aaron Pallas's feed

Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: Eye on Education

After helping her students reach the 98th percentile on state math tests one year, a teacher finds herself labeled an abject failure the next. Confused? You should be.