French court bans naming teachers on school-rating web site
By eSchool News
March 4th, 2008
A French court has ordered a web site that allows pupils to rate their schools to stop naming teachers after the country's educational establishment denounced it as "public lynching," AFP reports. The web site, www.note2be.com, which launched in January based on similar sites that have existed for years in the United States/country-region>, Britain/country-region>/place>, and many other countries around the world, proved wildly popular with students and parents. But teachers, already smarting after a suggestion by President Nicolas Sarkozy that they might face performance reviews to which students could contribute, were incensed. A group of teachers and...
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