Facebook blames public education system for overly white staff

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MENLO PARK, Calif – Facebook is blaming its failure to diversify its predominantly white male workforce on the country’s lackluster education system, though some believe the company is simply making excuses. The social media giant released an annual diversity report last Thursday that sows the company’s U.S. workforce remains only about 2 percent black and […]

Study: merit pay experiment shows great promise

By Victor Skinner on Monday, September 24th, 2012 in Commentary, Spending No Comments

By Victor Skinner EAGnews.org CHICAGO – Teachers who were given considerable bonuses upfront to improve student learning, and faced the possibility of returning the money if they didn’t succeed, produced significantly better results with students than those offered other incentive programs, a new study shows.