Daily Archives: April 22, 2014

Oklahoma: Reform Fatigue Sets In

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
After years of enacting reform after reform, and after years of defunding the public schools, Oklahoma legislators are stepping back and thinking twice  what they have wrought. It is not pretty. They passed…

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Pearson Crashes in Florida During State Testing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I am getting reports of computer servers crashing in various states. Whose nutty idea was it that all testing must be online? Was it to make data mining easier? Ir to enrich the…

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More Cartoons on Common Core Standards

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
One of the most viewed monthly installments of cartoons that I have posted over the past three years has been on the Common Core. Here is another batch that…

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Reader: Can the Quest for Efficiency Be Stopped by the Pursuit of a Culture of Humanity?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This reader, a lawyer in Mine, asks important, thoughtful questions that go to the heart of the current debate over the future of education–from pre-kindergarten through graduate school. Is technology now promoting the…

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