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No Progress in Test Results

No Progress in Test Results The NAEP results just came out.  The huge importance of these tests is that there is no way to prepare for them because they are given only to a small portion of students who are chosen at random.  The results also carry no consequence to the schools or the students.  […]

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Aug
29

School Registration – NCLB Waivers – Pres. Obama and Higher Ed

8-29-13 News roundup! NYC School registration opens, the President tackles Higher Ed, Arne Duncan talks beer, NCLB exceptions tighten.   Registering for school The NYC Department of Ed has opened nine student registration centers in the city as of today. Starting today, High School students can register (and must do so in their borough at […]

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Aug
12

Teachers Want To Teach

Amid all the test-score hoopla, the Florida/Indiana Education scandal, and the Common Core brouhaha you may have missed this one — This article was going around last week, and in case you missed it, we’ve put the link here. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/02/09/a-warning-to-college-profs-from-a-high-school-teacher/ This newly-retired high-school teacher takes us through the challenges he faced on a daily basis: […]

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