Daily Archives: April 28, 2015

Will Tulsa Teacher Who Refuses to Test Her First-Graders Be Fired?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Last fall, two Tulsa teachers said they would not give standardized tests to their first-grade students. They said the test was developmentally inappropriate. They had a splash of national publicity and much sympathy…

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Jaded Educator: On the Baltimore Riots

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Yesterday, demonstrations and violent protests erupted in Baltimore. A young black man, Freddie Gray, died while in police custody. The protests began after his funeral. Quoting Martin Luther King, Jr., the Jaded Educator…

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April 28, 2015 – NATIONAL BLUEBERRY PIE DAY – NATIONAL BRAVEHEARTS DAY – WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY – NATIONAL GREAT POETRY READING DAY

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