The slightly-cranky voice navigating the world of educational “reform” while trying to still pursue the mission of providing quality education.
FL: Court Rules in Favor of Stupid
As you may recall, Florida is one of the states with a third grader retention law, declaring that third graders cannot move on unless they pass the Big Standardized Test for reading. This is a dumb law, without a lick of evidence to support it, and several licks to suggest that it’s actually counter-productive. However, the legislature, in one of its rare lucid moments, opened the door to local districts substituting a portfolio display of…
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