Category : NCLB (No Child Left Behind)

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Manufacturing Consent for Market-Driven Schooling

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Christopher A. Lizotte of the University of Washington and Dan Cohen published an interesting research paper about how market-driven policies have been promoted and sold....
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The Failure of the Obama-Duncan “School Improvement Grants” and Its Lessons for Today

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A while back, I read a vitriolic article in a rightwing publication that expressed contempt for the public schools and congratulated Betsy DeVos for trying...
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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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Jake Jacobs Reviewed Hillary’s Dreadful Education Plan

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Jake Jacobs, an art teacher in New York City, a leader of New York BadAss Teachers, and a writer for The Progressive, read and reviewed...