Daily Archives: February 25, 2021

Mercedes Schneider on the Biden Testing Plan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mercedes Schneider comments here on the Biden administration’s unexpected and ridiculous decision to insist on another round of standardized tests in the middle of the pandemic. She begins: On February 22, 2021, acting…

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In “NY Times” Piece, Eve Ewing Ignores Economic Catastrophe for Public Schools of Charter School Expansion

Originally posted on janresseger:
I am a great fan of Eve Ewing’s book, Ghosts in the Schoolyard.  I have read the book twice, visited in Chicago some of the sites she describes, given the book to friends as a gift…

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Standardized Testing During the Pandemic is Corporate Welfare Not Student Equity

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
We’ve got to be able to tell how badly the pandemic is affecting student learning. So let’s give standardized tests. That’s the rationale behind the Biden administration’s mandate that schools across the country still struggling just…

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