Daily Archives: July 25, 2014

Is Progressive Schooling Just Around the Corner? (Part 1)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
My record in predictions is, at best, half-wrong and half-right. I have no special powers in looking around the corner. My record in figuring out what is cresting, what…

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FAIRTEST: The Weekly Round-Up on Resistance to Testing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Parents, educators, students and activists in many communities are using the “quiet” summer months to plan campaigns that will build the assessment reform movement’s power once schools reopen. Across the country, more and…

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Los Angeles: Court Rules that Public Has No Right to Know Job Ratings of Individual Teachers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Remember that the Los Angeles Times released the value-added ratings (made up by their own consultant) with the names of teachers in 2010? ? Recently, the paper sued to get the ratings for…

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