Daily Archives: March 28, 2019

John Merrow: Eight Fixes for the College Admissions Mess

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? ? John Merrow noted the intense media attention on the recent college admission scandal, where rich parents found ways to buy higher test scores or pay for guarantees of admissions by pretending…

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Texas: New Study Finds That Readability Levels on State Tests are Misaligned

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A new study of the STAAR tests in Texas finds that the readability levels are far above the grade levels tested. Professor Susan Szabo and Professor Becky Barton Sinclair of the Texas A&M…

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What Has Betsy DeVos Accomplished? Part I

Originally posted on janresseger:
The other day I had the opportunity to talk with a U.S. senator’s staffer who told me that opposition to the appointment of Betsy DeVos early in 2017 was unprecedented as measured by the number of…

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