Daily Archives: September 28, 2020

Whatever Happened to Authentic assessment?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
No Child Left Behind drove a stake into its heart. OK, that is a bit dramatic but the standards, tests, and accountability movement that began in the early 1980s,…

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Derek Black’s Fine New Book Explores the History of America’s Idea of Public Education — Part I

Originally posted on janresseger:
Derek Black’s stunning new book, School House Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy, threads together a history that has rarely been collected in one volume. Black, a professor of constitutional law at the…

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