Daily Archives: March 7, 2015

Alexandra Miletta: New York’s New Teacher Certification Exams Are Horrible

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Alexandra Miletta is a teacher educator at Mercy College. We have a bond; I was in graduate school almost 50 years ago with her mother. ? Miletta is outraged by the state’s new…

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Economists Predict 47% of All Jobs Will Disappear

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
While policymakers tell the public that the Common Core standards will prepare all students for “college and careers,” while journalists like David Brooks assert that education will reduce poverty and inequality, economists predict…

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Tah-Dah: The Coveted BUNKUM Awards!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Every year, the National Education Policy Center selects the absolutely worst research, worst  policy proclamations, and worst think tank pronouncements and bestows upon them the Bunkum Award. Here are the winners! Open the…

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March 7, 2015 – NATIONAL CEREAL DAY – NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY – NATIONAL CROWN ROAST OF PORK DAY

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