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Why I Cannot Support the Common Core Standards

I have thought long and hard about the Common Core standards.<p>I have decided that I cannot support them.<p>In this post, I will explain why.<p>I have long …

Texas Leads the Nation in Testing, But Not in Education

A great post here by Carolyn Heinrich of the University of Texas.<p>She explains that Texas spends more than any other state in the nation on testing, …

Teacher:Preparing My Students for Failure

By now, everyone has been duly warned that the new Common Core tests will be “harder.”<p>The passing rates are expected to drop by 30%.<p>Advocates of …

Vouchers Don’t Work: Evidence from Milwaukee

Now that 17 states have authorized vouchers to “save kids from failing schools,” it is time to review the evidence from Milwaukee, which has had …

Why I Admire Rod Rock

Last year, I placed Rod Rock of the Clarkston school district in Michigan on the honor roll. A member of his staff sent me his latest letter to his …

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You Can't Scare Me, I'm a Teacher