Daily Archives: April 10, 2015

FairTest: The Astonishing Revolution Against High-Stakes Testing, from Coast to Coast

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
FairTest has been fighting the misuse of standardized testing since 1985. Here is their weekly update on the exploding movement to curb high-stakes testing and to opt students out of testing to send…

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Charter Schools, Politics, and Democracy (Part 2)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Deborah Meier offered her views on the purposes of publicly-funded charter schools in Part 1. Part 2 offers views of others who have supported and opposed charters over the…

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Old Math Trumps Common Core Math

Originally posted on lacetothetop:
I have grown a bit tired of engageNY videos and those that insist Common Core math is somehow superior to “old math.” Math is math. Look at the traditional example they always give to knock “old…

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BEWARE OF PARENTS & TEACHERS!

Originally posted on lacetothetop:
In life, you are defined by your actions. Next week, we will be taking a stand against multi billion dollar corporations and the politicians they have purchased. We are taking them on with no financial support,…

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April 10, 2015 – NATIONAL SIBLINGS DAY – NATIONAL CINNAMON CRESCENT DAY – NATIONAL ENCOURAGE A YOUNG WRITER DAY – NATIONAL FARM ANIMALS DAY

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