Jared Gellert

Simplify the Common Core Rollout

Simplify The Common Core Rollout by Jared Gellert Mike Schmoker has written one of the most intelligent things I’ve ever read about education.  It’s so good that I am going to simply quote some portions.  In an article in Education Week he writes “Perhaps no enterprise is more crippled by complexity than school improvement.”  He […]

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NYC Test Scores Question

A Reaction to the NY Test Scores By: Jared Gellert The test scores that came out on August 7th revealed a dramatic plunge.  The proportion of New York students who were “proficient” in English/Language Arts fell from 55.1% to 31.1%.  The percentage of students “proficient” in math fell even more, from 64.8% to 31%, according […]

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