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from Bob Braun: A small group of Newark high school students Tuesday night seized the office of state-appointed superintendent Cami Anderson in a protest timed to coincide with her imminent re-appointment to another year, he...
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Who is the California Charter Schools Association? Founded by nativist Steve Poizner. Revenues of over $2.23-Million. Walmart fortune heir Carrie Walton Penner on their Board of Directors. Director Jed Wallace stuffing his po...
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from Valerie's place at WaPo: It has become increasingly clear that Congress does not have the will to move away from annual high-stakes testing. The bizarre notion that subjecting 9-year-olds to hours of high-stakes tests i...
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by Doug Martin Funded by Bill Gates and started by corporate school darling Michelle Rhee, The New Teachers Project  has a big role in my  book Hoosier School Heist.  And this corporate consulting/temporary teacher group is a...
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For those prone to fits of fanciful thinking about the imminent demise of the CorpEd testing regime, tune in to hear Arne Duncan's speech tomorrow: By Lyndsey Layton Washington Post News Service Posted Jan. 9, 2015 @ 5:38 pm...
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The real crisis in NYS education is equity. I recently had a conversation with a few friends about why I disliked both TFA and Common Core. They had seen my interview on Al Jazeera America regarding TFA and had read some m...
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by Doug Martin Straight off the heels of meeting private and charter school students at the statehouse rally for school privatization (sponsored by Hoosiers for Quality Education, Charter Schools USA, K-12 online learning, a...
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Says Allan Bloom, “ The most successful tyranny is the one that removes the awareness of other possibilities.” Now I admit, I was never a fan of Allan Bloom, but in this regard he is certainly right about how our elite sheep ...
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Over the past two weeks, the embattled U of Memphis president, David Rudd, has promised meetings that were later cancelled, has pretended to put the Relay program on hold while proceeding with the plan, and has called for a "...
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"Remember who the real enemy is." (Heymitch to Katniss, in Catching Fire) There is a good reason why some educators are reluctant to let young people read The Hunger Games  ("If we stop telling kids what to read, they migh...
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My favorite part of this Bush clip from 2013 is this unintended candor, where Bush admits the purpose of the Common Core tests is to demonstrate "abject failure": When the NGA and NCSSO came together to approve Common Core,  ...
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