Daily Archives: June 17, 2014

Oklahoma City Families and Teachers Find Their VOICE

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Mother Crusader Follows the Money in Vergara

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mother Crusader, written by New Jersey parent Darcie Cimarusti, determined to find out who was putting up the millions to beat teacher tenure and seniority in California. She examined the 990 tax forms…

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Philanthropic Advocacy for School Reforms

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
I … challenge the wisdom of giving public sanction and approval to the spending of a huge fortune ….My object here is to state as clearly and as briefly…

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Writing Expert: Computer Scoring by PARCC-Pearson Tests Is Fundamentally Flawed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Les Perelman, who was in charge of MIT’sWriting Across the Curriculum program, wrote this opinion piece for the Boston Globe. Perelman said that student essays written for the PARCC test, created by Pearson,…

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