Daily Archives: April 30, 2014

Seven Houston Teachers Suing Over Flawed VAM Ratings

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Seven teachers in Houston are suing the district over the use of test-score-based evaluations. Good for them! As a K-12 graduate of HISD, I am proud of these teachers for standing up for…

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More on Two Americas

Originally posted on radical eyes for equity:
Recently, I posed an argument about two Americas, personified by George W. Bush and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Over the past few days, the controversy surrounding Donald Sterling has offered even more evidence of two…

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Comments by Joe Smith

Joe Smith writes a daily commentary on http://www.texasisd.com. Here is his comments from April 30, 2014 “Let’s stop talking about testing”   I heard a story on the radio on my way to work recently in which someone insisted: “What … Continue reading

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