Daily Archives: May 7, 2021

Texas: SPEDx Whistleblower Laurie Kash Was Right, and She’s Been Paying for It Ever Since.

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
In August 2017, Laurie Kash was hired by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as its director of special education. Her immediate supervisor was Justin Porter, who was then the executive director of…

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Biden’s Proposed American Families Plan Would Revolutionize Life for Poor Children

Originally posted on janresseger:
When public policy has been entirely inadequate and misguided for decades, it is difficult to grasp the full implications of the beginning steps for reform. Such is the case with President Joe Biden’s proposal last week…

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The Testing Game, Louisiana-style

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
Let’s say that I am at the end of my freshman year of high school in Louisiana. I must take two Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) exams: English I and Algebra I.…

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Authentic Education Reform Based on Diversity Research

Originally posted on tultican:
By Thomas Ultican 5/7/2021 “Dedicated with admiration and respect to public school teachers who opt-out of commercial standardized tests.” These are the words of dedication for Garn Press’s new book in their “Woman Scholars Series,” Diversity…

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