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boppers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-11-11 03:59 PM
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16. Read it three times, and followed the links.
"Deonne Medley, who was Rhee's teaching intern, recalled students' scores increasing from roughly the 15th percentile to about the 80th or 90th percentile. "I remember her looking at a lot of the indicators for this testing and using that to design some of her lessons," said Medley, 36. "She tried to get her kids to maximize their results on the test."

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  - K&R  LisaM   Feb-11-11 12:33 PM   #1 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Feb-11-11 12:35 PM   #2 
  - recommend  xchrom   Feb-11-11 12:36 PM   #3 
  - This Fraud, Ma'am, Should Surprise No One  The Magistrate   Feb-11-11 12:36 PM   #4 
  - It's definitely no surprise to anyone paying...  YvonneCa   Feb-11-11 12:40 PM   #5 
     - NO ONE COULD POSSIBLY HAVE IMAGINED. . . . .  Tansy_Gold   Feb-12-11 12:48 PM   #30 
  - I am a teacher and I receive info on my students' scores the day my principal does.  callous taoboy   Feb-11-11 01:05 PM   #6 
  - She's a big favorite of fake Democrats.  Kingofalldems   Feb-11-11 01:25 PM   #7 
  - Another radical right republican with no facts to back up the lies  Angry Dragon   Feb-11-11 01:37 PM   #8 
  - but there was evidence, even in 2007. & in fact, questions had been raised in the media & some kind  Hannah Bell   Feb-11-11 01:42 PM   #9 
  - goddamn  HankyDubs   Feb-11-11 02:19 PM   #10 
  - All principals are liars?  boppers   Feb-11-11 02:23 PM   #11 
  - nobody said that  CreekDog   Feb-11-11 02:39 PM   #12 
     - "All principals 'talk up' newbie teachers' accomplishments."  boppers   Feb-11-11 02:45 PM   #13 
        - I did not mean to insinuate that principals ever lie. I DO...  YvonneCa   Feb-11-11 03:27 PM   #14 
           - Read it three times, and followed the links.  boppers   Feb-11-11 03:59 PM   #16 
              - oh jeez  HankyDubs   Feb-11-11 04:35 PM   #18 
                 - Anecdotes from multiple people are useful data points when the raw data is missing.  boppers   Feb-11-11 05:05 PM   #19 
                    - I guess we'd wonder why all that wonderful evidence is missing, wouldn't we?  plumbob   Feb-11-11 05:29 PM   #20 
                       - "If you're using indicators to design lessons..." Agreed.  boppers   Feb-11-11 05:52 PM   #21 
                          - So, as I understand the model:  boppers   Feb-12-11 12:58 AM   #25 
                             - Do you teach? Just...  YvonneCa   Feb-12-11 02:27 PM   #31 
                                - Nope.  boppers   Feb-13-11 04:56 AM   #33 
                                   - That is an honorable request. As a teacher, I...  YvonneCa   Feb-13-11 01:46 PM   #34 
  - Is this a story I'm supposed to be familiar with?! nt.  harmonicon   Feb-11-11 03:58 PM   #15 
  - Rhee pissed off a lot of educators.  boppers   Feb-11-11 04:01 PM   #17 
  - Teachers unions uber alles...even if it's not in the best interests of the students n/t  Rage for Order   Feb-13-11 01:55 PM   #35 
  - she was big news in DC until her benefactor, Gov. Fenty, was voted out in Nov.  wordpix   Feb-11-11 08:59 PM   #22 
     - Wish that was...  YvonneCa   Feb-11-11 09:06 PM   #23 
        - People are still arguing...  boppers   Feb-12-11 12:44 AM   #24 
           - Sorry...I'm not sure what you...  YvonneCa   Feb-12-11 10:33 AM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-12-11 09:38 AM   #26 
  - I have Hispanic children and...  YvonneCa   Feb-12-11 10:38 AM   #28 
  - The core issue here is standardized testing for young students.  ronnie624   Feb-12-11 10:50 AM   #29 
     - Thank you. n/t  YvonneCa   Feb-12-11 02:28 PM   #32 
  - I remember reading some interview with the principal where she was clearly uncomfortable with the  yurbud   Feb-13-11 04:39 PM   #36 
 

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