Category : Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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Who Demoralized the Nation’s Teachers? Readers Respond

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Last week, I posted my thoughts on “Who Demoralized the Nation’s Teachers?” I sought to identify the people and organizations that spread the lie that...
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My Review of Jack Schneider and Jennifer Berkshire, “A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door”

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I reviewed A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door in The New Republic. It is an important book that pulls together all the threads of the...
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What You Need to Know About Standardized Testing

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Valerie Strauss posted this article that I wrote on her Washington Post site “The Answer Sheet.” The tests now required by federal law are worthless....
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Steve Hinnefeld Reviews “A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door” by Schneider and Berkshire

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Steve Hinnefeld, an Indiana blogger, reviews Jack Schneider and Jennifer Berkshire’s new book A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door and finds that it resonates with...
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Peter Greene: Democrats Need a Major Restart for Education

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You know the old line, “Failure is not an option.” Well, we have federal education policy built on the idea that failure doesn’t matter. Failure...