Daily Archives: February 2, 2015

TFA Supports Junk Science to Grade Colleges of Education by Student Test Scores

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A group of alternative certification programs, the most significant of them being Teach for America, declared their support for the Obama administration’s plan to grade colleges of education by the test scores of…

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Washington State: Stand with Us Against Toxic Testing!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
To friends in Washington State: Join the struggle against high-stakes testing at a rally in Olympia on February 16. Now is the time to speak and be heard in alliance with other teachers…

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Children and High-Tech Addiction: A Look Beyond the U.S.

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Recent surveys have established that children spend up to three hours a day looking at media (cell phones, desktop and laptop computers, television, etc.) not counting screen time in…

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Awesome Teachers of Arkansas

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Chris Goering of the University of Arkansas is a partner with Jason Endacott in writing a blog called EduSanity. I was happy to discover there are warriors for educational sanity at the U.…

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Paul Karrer Tries to Explain Education “Reform” to David Brooks

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Paul Karrer, a veteran elementary teacher in California, likes to read David Brooks, even when he disagrees with him. But he was taken aback recently when Brooks said that the teachers’ unions are…

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My Interview in Guernica Magazine

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
You probably know all this, but if not, you might find this interview of interest. I was interviewed by Nika Wright of Guernica magazine.

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February 2, 2015 – GROUNDHOG DAY – NATIONAL HEAVENLY HASH DAY

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