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Hundreds of thousands of New York parents have already notified school officials that they will refuse these flawed and harmful tests.
Testing companies do not want us to know that Common Core and its high-stakes testing regime are a disaster that do a grave disservice to this nation's children.
Like Weber, we are "sick and tired" of this debate. We too are tired of having our work cynically dismissed as a product
c. 5/12/16 Dear Professor Oyler: I am writing to respectfully request that you remove all of the material reproduced from
See, life really is full of tests. To quote my husband's pronouncement in our kitchen last night, "we are ready to bring
George Hall serves mostly African American students from a low-income part of Mobile and was recently recognized as a National
Here are the state's Top 25 most improved schools in 2015, along with each school's change in rank since 2014 and its PARCC
The essence of Education ®eform has been to transform students from the object to which pedagogy is directed, into the subject that is scrutinized as a proxy measure for institutional effect.
Standardized tests are the performance review of childhood. The results matter, not for their learning but to measure how well they are doing their job as consumers of information. I
Did a relationship ever sour so quickly as the Common Core and public opinion? Back in 2010 when the college- and career
PARCC, of course, is one of the new assessments intended to help inform parents and educators whether students are on track to graduate from high school ready for either college or career training.
At some point in November 2015 (or not too long thereafter), it seems that New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera
Pay attention, principals. If Monday's Edison vote goes the way I sensed back in November that it would, you may want to think twice before suspending a kid whose parent sits on your LSC.
University Park is aiming much higher than simply scoring well on state tests, and the folks there spend very little time specifically preparing for them. But that doesn't mean they ignore the results.
I graduated from a large urban school system and currently teach in a similar one where, as an Advanced Placement (AP) teacher, I have a unique vantage point from which to gauge the skills needed for college and career preparedness.
Today I thought I'd tell you about Chadwick Elementary in Baltimore County, Maryland, which has performed toward the top of the state for years.
The adoption of college and career ready standards now invite the questions: How do teachers, students, and families know students are meeting these higher standards? What expectations have been communicated to teachers about what students should be able to do with what they have learned?
While the objective of the statewide education report card is to provide parents, teachers, administrators and the public
I have begun a quest to see how expert educators are reacting to the new assessments their students are taking. The new assessments, designed to see if students are on track to be ready for college or careers, have been disconcerting for many educators, parents and the general public.