Category Archives: Accountability

US DOE Promises Funding Cuts To States Who Miss Participation Rates Two Years In A Row, Contact President Obama Now!

Anyone with children in public schools in the US should read the letter from the US DOE at this blog. It is accountability run amok, and borderline fascism. Bureaucrats just love to make threats from their bully pulpits, whether at … Continue reading

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School Closures Remarks Put Clinton in a Bind

Excellent post by Anthony Cody: School Closures Remarks Put Clinton in a Bind It appears the DNC nominee heir apparent has little idea about public education in spite of the NEA and AFT endorsements…what does that say about those organizations? … Continue reading

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2014 Honors Precalculus Fall Semester Grade Distributions

My first fall semester teaching honors precalculus finished on an up note in stark contrast to the majority of the semester.  I was unprepared for the onslaught of student and parental anxieties related to the course, especially students’ progress grades and/or … Continue reading

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