Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

Los Angeles: Board Member Scott Schmerelson Speaks Out on UTLA Strike

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
LAUSD board member Scott Schmerelson, a retired educator, issued this statement: “Where Do I Stand?” A Statement by Board Member Scott Schmerelson on Day 3 of the Teacher Work Stoppage —– The repeated…

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Whatever Happened To the Non-Graded School?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Ask a teacher, principal, superintendent, or school board member about the non-graded school and you will get a “huh” or perhaps a blank stare. The educator might whip out…

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U.S. Public Education Is Driven by High-Stakes Testing. Are the Proficiency Cut-Scores Legitimate?

Originally posted on janresseger:
Back in 2005, I worked with members of the National Council of Churches Committee on Public Education and Literacy to develop a short resource, Ten Moral Concerns in the No Child Left Behind Act. While closing…

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