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If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. 1 eridani 1 hr ago 58 min ago 3 97
Stunning revelation Bill Gates has spent $2.3 Billion on Common Core – #PARCC 5 eridani Saturday 20 hrs ago 15 480
The R-Word and Teaching Kids about the Power of Language 1 elleng Saturday Saturday 2 166
Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts 0 question everything Saturday Saturday 3 195
Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle 0 swarmster Friday Friday 6 211
The Right’s Fear of Education: What I Learned As a (Former) Conservative Military Man 4 Panich52 Mar 15 Friday 15 446
Nancy Atwell. 3 LWolf Wednesday Wednesday 1 147
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story 3 Starry Messenger Mar 20 Tuesday 5 198
Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay... 3 madfloridian Mar 22 Mar 22 4 255
Kids have no idea what a VCR is. Nor VHS format. Makes me feel old. 5 madfloridian Mar 20 Mar 20 4 266
Alan Singer: Teaching History the Pearson Way 2 eridani Mar 18 Mar 19 4 210
FL Republican House votes to cut back on testing. 0 madfloridian Mar 19 Mar 19 5 266
Miami Herald column: Florida flunked the test, failed the kids. 1 madfloridian Mar 18 Mar 18 2 159
Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net". 2 madfloridian Mar 17 Mar 18 7 409
PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company. 0 madfloridian Mar 17 Mar 17 17 438
Creationism teaching ban to be considered (in Scotland) 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 16 Mar 16 5 211
Bipartisan Bill to Repeal Common Core is Proposed in Washington State 4 eridani Feb 19 Mar 16 3 283
Bellevue College in WA is fast becoming my favorite school! 1 liberal_at_heart Mar 16 Mar 16 9 377
More about messed up Florida testing time. 0 madfloridian Mar 15 Mar 15 3 193
Study Shows NYC Charter School Suspensions Far Outpace Public School Ones 1 Panich52 Mar 14 Mar 15 4 198
How conservatives capsized school reform 2 Panich52 Mar 9 Mar 14 1 219
Testing company Pearson, NJ, spying on social media of students taking PARCC tests. 0 madfloridian Mar 14 Mar 14 4 269
Arizona cuts support for largest community colleges and Universities 4 n2doc Mar 10 Mar 13 3 277
Kindergartners asked to ‘check out’ college scholarships and ‘select jobs’ 3 QED Mar 12 Mar 12 4 211
Alaska legislature considers suspending reimbursements for school construction 0 Panich52 Mar 12 Mar 12 0 150
(CA) State suspends use of test scores to measure school quality 1 Starry Messenger Mar 12 Mar 12 5 237
Lake County parents organizing, fighting back, opting out. Videos. 1 madfloridian Mar 11 Mar 11 2 331
Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location 4 Gidney N Cloyd Mar 10 Mar 10 1 235
Testing company claims hacker attacks caused cancellation of Florida computer tests. 2 Sancho Mar 9 Mar 10 1 261
When Kansas tests were hacked last year they trashed them. What will Florida do? 0 madfloridian Mar 10 Mar 10 3 170
Thousands of comments delay WV science standards vote 1 Panich52 Mar 8 Mar 10 1 248
Toon: What Happened to them? 2 n2doc Mar 10 Mar 10 7 445
"Bursting the dam" that protects public schools from commercial exploitation. 0 madfloridian Mar 5 Mar 5 8 239
What If My Favorite Thing To Do Is..... NOTHING? 0 Smarmie Doofus Mar 5 Mar 5 1 239
Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balk 3 alp227 Mar 5 Mar 5 3 277
Your Waitress, Your Professor 3 n2doc Dec 2014 Mar 5 19 673
NY Success Academy Charter Will Send 9,000 Students To Pro-Charter Rally. Close school for day. 1 madfloridian Mar 4 Mar 4 3 230
My college survived the Great Depression and after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees, 5 no_hypocrisy Mar 3 Mar 4 6 312
I need some advice on our son. 44 RiffRandell Feb 15 Mar 1 0 1285
How to opt-out of FL tests..VERY carefully. How some plan to do so. 0 madfloridian Mar 1 Mar 1 5 254
Empathy, not Expulsion, for Preschoolers at Risk 1 elleng Feb 20 Feb 28 3 267
Pennsylvania SRC approves five charters, all with conditions, out of 39 applicants 3 Panich52 Feb 27 Feb 28 2 214
Newark Students’ Protest Gets Them Meeting with Superintendent 0 Panich52 Feb 27 Feb 27 3 161
Kansas Bill Could Send Teachers to Jail for Six Months for Teaching "Harmful" Materials 6 eridani Feb 27 Feb 27 1 366
Why Reading and Writing on Paper Beat Digital Screens For Boosting Your Brain 3 Panich52 Feb 26 Feb 26 5 286
Change of Heart: How the 'Mother of School Choice' Came to Reject School Vouchers 1 Panich52 Feb 26 Feb 26 7 244
How Wall Street's Greedy Tentacles Sank Into Schools, Trapping Them in Massive Debts 0 Panich52 Feb 26 Feb 26 5 227
Winnie, Bear Extraordinaire 0 elleng Feb 26 Feb 26 1 300
Pre-Primary kids learned about magnets, domains, kinetic and potential energy today... 0 elleng Feb 24 Feb 24 0 275
Powerful video 0 d_r Feb 24 Feb 24 2 215
The debate over the existence of public schools 4 Panich52 Feb 21 Feb 23 3 361
Third Way says NCLB testing must go on. Call us "anti-testing-and-accountability Democrats" 1 madfloridian Feb 21 Feb 21 4 243
The Illusion of School Choice in New Orleans 0 Panich52 Feb 20 Feb 20 2 291
Bad charter situation in Baltimore. Unpaid power bills, huge IRS tax liens. 0 madfloridian Feb 20 Feb 20 6 315
Getting ready for STEMFest! 2 elleng Feb 20 Feb 20 2 276
Black Girls Are Suspended from School Six Times More Often Than White Girls 6 Panich52 Feb 18 Feb 20 4 351
Oklahoma Wants to Ban A.P. U.S. History, and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It 4 eridani Feb 19 Feb 19 5 366
Rick Scott and FL ed chief say have fewer tests. I agree. 2 madfloridian Feb 18 Feb 18 1 251
One Connecticut Public School Student Was Restrained Over 700 Times in One Year 1 Panich52 Feb 18 Feb 18 0 230
OLSAT test. What is this? 1 AllyCat Feb 18 Feb 18 0 255
Higher Ed: Technology, Art, Ethics and More Converge in 3-D Printing 0 TexasTowelie Feb 16 Feb 16 1 222
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin: Let’s protect our children in schools 1 Panich52 Feb 13 Feb 15 0 344
Higher Ed: 175 Years of History in 11 Minutes 0 TexasTowelie Feb 13 Feb 13 1 284
The Anti-Standardized Testing Movement Claims a Victory in Chicago 0 eridani Feb 11 Feb 11 9 247
ESAs getting steam now. FL, AZ already turning state school money over to parents. 4 madfloridian Feb 9 Feb 11 3 283
Excellent description of how FL's 2-tier education works. 0 madfloridian Feb 10 Feb 10 8 376
More Is More | Emanuele Corso 4 Tace Feb 10 Feb 10 7 246
Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You 8 antigop Jan 19 Feb 10 11 990
What do you think of the College Board? 5 Algernon Moncrieff Feb 8 Feb 9 0 321
Weaponizing Children | Emanuele Corso 0 Tace Feb 8 Feb 8 0 224
Susana’s Trojan Horse | Emanuele Corso 0 Tace Feb 8 Feb 8 1 195
The Skandera Loop | Emanuele Corso 0 Tace Feb 8 Feb 8 0 175
Chancellor Carmen Fariña Changes New York City Schools’ Course. 2 elleng Feb 7 Feb 7 8 322
Anchorage Assembly passes property tax exemption for charter schools 0 Panich52 Feb 5 Feb 5 4 281
Education Secretary Says Administration Is Committed to Testing. 3 elleng Jan 12 Feb 4 5 424
"This International Student Edition is for use outside the U.S." 3 mike_c Feb 2 Feb 3 14 392
A Boy Praises the Principal of His Brooklyn School, and a Fund-Raising Campaign Takes Off. 1 elleng Feb 2 Feb 2 8 380
3 articles about Deion Sanders charter school being shut down this week. 1 madfloridian Feb 1 Feb 1 7 389
Myth Busting Scott Walker's Bogus "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" Got Fired Story 0 Panich52 Jan 29 Jan 29 6 489
Higher Ed: The Ins & Outs of Liberal Arts 0 TexasTowelie Jan 26 Jan 26 3 291
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