Daily Archives: January 13, 2015

NCLB Architect Defends NCLB

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The ever valuable Politico.com published an interview with Sandy Kress, the Texas lawyer who is widely recognized as the architect of No Child Left Behind. NCLB is viewed by many as a failed…

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Joe Bower: A Teacher Who Quit Is Used to Explain That Teachers Stay

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Joe Bower, a terrific blogger and educator in Canada, noticed something odd in a report about new teachers who are staying longer. The teacher whose picture illustrated the report was a Teach for…

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Experts: Eliminate CC Kindergarten Standards

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Experts in early childhood education are calling for the abandonment of Common Core standards in kindergarten and their replacement by developmentally appropriate, research-based practice. Defending the Early Years (DEY), in conjunction with the…

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Bob Braun on Charters’ Low Blow Against Julia and JJ

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Braun, the top investigative reporter in Néw Jersey, delves into the attack on Professor Julia Sass Rubin and graduate student (veteran teacher and blogger known as Jersey Jazzman) Mark Weber. He calls…

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January 13, 2015 – NATIONAL RUBBER DUCKY DAY – NATIONAL PEACH MELBA DAY – STEPHEN FOSTER MEMORIAL DAY

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