Anthony Cardinale

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NYSAPE: Schools with High Numbers of Opt Outs Will NOT Be Punished

The leaders of the Opt Out Movement in New York, which has been highly successful in urging parents to opt their children out of state testing, …

Federal Law and Regulations on Opting Out Under ESSA (Updated February 2018)

(NOTE: For a properly formatted PDF of this fact sheet click here)<p>The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires that states assess 95% of all …

Settling for Scores

In 1979, the psychologist Donald Campbell proposed an axiom. “The more any quantitative social indicator is used for social decision-making,” he …

Education

Graduation Test Update:

<b>States That Recently Eliminated or Scaled Back High School Exit Exams</b><p>The number of states requiring high school graduation exams in language arts and …

Education

Why high school exit exams are a waste of time: Regents testing in NY is archaic

School officials sound off on state geometry Regents

Fewer than 80 percent of the South Side High School students who took the state geometry Regents on June 16 passed the exam, which Superintendent Dr. …

Bravo @MikeHynes5 - The new normal of what most children will endure in schl is unacceptable @NYSEDNews @NYGovCuomo https://t.co/EouVVzY22W

@nysape @WDTnews @NYBATs @nysut As a veteran teacher, it was time to hear the other side of the story. https://t.co/oELEqYq9Ui

Ravitch: Why the Supreme Court should not force the public to pay for religious schools

If you don’t know what the Blaine Amendments are, it’s time to learn, because they may be gone soon, and that would affect the United States in a major way.<p>The Blaine Amendments are provisions in a majority of U.S. state legislatures that prohibit or limit the use of public funds for religious …

Religion

Shocking Education Report Shows Taxpayers Paying Hundreds of Millions for Unneeded and Inferior Charter Schools

A blockbuster report detailing how California’s charter school industry has wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars by opening and building …

PR-Remove-Elia

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2017</b><b><br>More information contact:</b><br>Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; nys.allies@gmail.com<br>NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) …

Education

Analysis of CCSS Readability Formulas.pdf

Analysis of Common Core Readability Formulas Used for the New York State ELA Exams. Anthony Cardinale Elementary Teacher Fishkill, New York. ...

Common Core

Six astonishing things Betsy DeVos said — and refused to say — at her confirmation hearing

At her contentious confirmation hearing as Donald Trump’s nominee to be education secretary on Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was asked a question by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) about an important education debate involving how student progress should be measured. The query essentially rendered her speechless …

Education

Daniel Katz Reviews Betsy DeVos’s Testimony

The prepared remarks of Betsy DeVos were released, and Daniel Katz analyzes them here.<p>DeVos knows very little, maybe nothing, about the public …

Education

Kids For Sale: Betsy DeVos And The End Of Public Education

In the through-the-looking glass world that is our new reality, it can be hard to remember that the difference between conservatives and progressives used to be about the means, not about the ends. Once upon a time, we all wanted the same results - safe streets, clean air, good public schools. Our …

Democrats target 'troublesome' Trump cabinet nominees

In a new era of Republican-led governance, there is little Democrats can do to prevent Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees from being confirmed. But that won’t stop them from trying.<p>Democratic senators are targeting eight of Trump’s cabinet nominees whom they view as particularly “troublesome” and are …

Donald Trump

New York Alert: Betsy De Vos

The confirmation hearings for Betsy DeVos will happen shortly. Please call your senators this week and let them know you oppose her appointment as …

Hudson Valley

The case of Endrew F. and what constitutes an “appropriate” education

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Colorado case that could do something remarkable: bring liberals and conservatives together on a civil …

Another fake news voucher story from the Great Lakes Education Project and Betsy DeVos

Another #fakenews story is being promoted by the Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP), Betsy DeVos’s personally founded and funded school …

Fake News

DeVos's Inconvenient Truths

Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post turned up a 2015 speech from billionaire heiress and Education Secretary Designee Betsy DeVos in which Devos …

Carol Burris: Help Us Fight the Nomination of Betsy DeVos!

Carol Burris sent an email to all members of the Network for Public Education with a list of ways that you can express your opposition to the …

Don’t Be Fooled: Betsy DeVos Still Loves Common Core

Poor Betsy DeVos.<p>President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Education Secretary has spent her entire adult life advocating for Common Core, but now she …

Betsy DeVos and the Plan to Break Public Schools

Among the points that can be made in favor of Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s billionaire nominee for the position of Secretary of Education, are the following: She has no known ties to President Vladimir Putin, unlike Trump’s nominee to head the State Department, Rex Tillerson, who was decorated with …

Education

The High Cost of High Scores on International Tests

Simon Greenhalgh is assistant principal at the Seoul Foreign School. Most of his professional career has been spent in education in Asia.<p>In this …

Education

Politico: Michigan is a Horrible Model for U.S. Education

Caitlin Emma, Benjamin Wermund, and Kimberly Hefling, staff writers at politico.com, took a close look at Michigan and answered the question, what …

Education

Edd Doerr: The Great School Voucher Fraud

Edd Doerr is the president of Americans for Religious Liberty and a strong proponent of separation of church and state. In this paper, he gives a …

Religion

Politico: Betsy DeVos Described Her Crusade for Vouchers as Advancing “God’s Kingdom”

Politico describes a meeting of wealthy Christians where Betsy and Dick DeVos explained the religious motivation behind their dedication to school …

Education

Public schools may not survive Trump's billionaire wrecking crew

His education secretary pick, Betsy DeVos, is a fierce supporter of private schools and the voucher movement. She could end education as we know it<p>Donald Trump, a self-described billionaire, wants billionaire heiress Betsy DeVos to take over the Department of Education. These two ultra-rich people …

Education

Yong Zhao: “It Must Be the Chopsticks”! East Asian Nations Top TIMSS Scores Again

Yong Zhao, born and educated in China, is one of our most perceptive scholars of schools and society. He holds a professorship at the University of …

Asia

How to Delete iCloud Calendar Spam Without Alerting Spammers

A large number of iCloud users have reportedly received spam in the form of unsolicited Calendar event invitations over the last week.<p>Suspect Black Friday offers for cheap goods have been appearing in personal iCloud calendars, with the default options to "Accept", "Maybe" or "Decline" appearing at …

Calendars