Daily Archives: May 28, 2015

Fairtest: Weekly Roundup of Testing Resistance and Reform

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Schaeffer of Fairtest writes: ? More victories for the assessment reform movement this week as activists move into the policy and electoral arenas: the PARCC consortium votes to reduce testing time; Florida…

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Introducing an Important Néw Blog

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Linda McNeil of Rice University has started a new blog that you should read regularly. Linda is a respected scholar of high-stakes testing and its inequitable effects. Read this paper, for example, “Avoidable…

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From Superhero Teacher to Bad Teacher: Hollywood Films Then and Now

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Two weeks ago, I was one of the examiners of a doctoral student’s dissertation. After becoming emeritus professor, I have avoided such tasks but this student’s work captured my…

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May 28, 2015 – NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY – NATIONAL BRISKET DAY

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