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HIGH STAKES TESTS
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This Is How Much Time Students Actually Spend Taking Standardized Tests
By JENNIFER C. KERR AND JOSH LEDERMAN, AP
Testing amounts to about 2.3 percent of classroom time for the average eighth-grader in public school.
Where Do the 2016 Candidates Stand on Education?
Founder of BookNook & advocate for child literacy
As parents, community members and taxpayers, we deserve to know where our candidates stand on critical education issues.
The 5 Teachers You Meet in Heaven: What It Really Takes to Save Our Schools
Dr. Yohuru Williams is a Professor of History at Fairfield Uni...
Teachers, of course, can lead the way, not toward some false utopia embodied in the privatizing, anti-union, agenda of the testing moguls but in education's humanistic roots -- providing young people with multiple pathways to success.
Know What the Common Core Is?
Cynthia Dagnal Myron
Award-winning former reporter for the Chicago Sun Times and Ar...
Having written curricula and lesson plans geared to the high school level Common Core Standards, I just don't see what all the hub bub's about.
Common Core Stakes Moratorium Proposed By Unions As National Standards Face Backlash
The announcements come as the Common Core faces major backlash from some teachers and critics on the far right and the left
Minnesota Task Force Urges Legislature To Drop State's High-Stakes Math Exit Exam
Bloomington research director David Heistad told the Star Tribune he's been asked to present his findings to a group of metro
Standardized Testing Protests By Parents, Teachers, Administrators Growing Nationwide
By Reuters, Reuters
"If they randomly picked their answers, by the luck of the draw they could come pretty damn close," said Bill Hammond, who
FCAT Scores Lower For Third Graders, State Drops Standards For More Students To Pass
The FCAT is a state-wide assessment that tests elementary, middle-and high-school students in a variety of subjects, including
Arne Duncan Hops On A Bus To Address Rust Belt School Districts
"We have to figure out, not just teachers and principals, but the churches, the nonprofits, the social service agencies ... who's
Education Department Releases Final Race To The Top Guidelines, Stressing Ratings And Assessments
To win money from the federal government's early childhood Race to the Top contest, states are encouraged to implement "kindergarten
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Newspaper Flunks State Test
Contributor, Educational Courage
Until newspapers stop turning the complicated science of education into a numbers racket, the lies will keep coming, and our children will continue to lose out on their best hope for a successful future.
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