Tag Archives: Standardized Tests

Dystopia: A Possible Future of Teacher Evaluation

I’m usually not an alarmist, however, the recent efforts to develop a common repository for student standardized test scores and associated data is something of concern for all parents.  Read more about these efforts at the links below. NY Daily … Continue reading

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Anthony Cody & Gates’ Foundation: Part 2

Anthony Cody stands head and shoulders above Bill Gates, both physically and figuratively, especially when it comes to understanding the teaching profession, public education, and student learning.  In part two of a five-part blog post exchange with the Gates Foundation … Continue reading

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Multiple Pathways in High School: The Best Way Forward

Traversing through blogland today, I ran across a post titled “Texas Republican Workforce Commissioner: Testing is Choking the Pipeline of Skilled Workers” by Bob Sikes.   It referred to a posting on this topic by Diane Ravitch, and linked to … Continue reading

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