Tag Archives: education

College or Career Ready?

A week ago I published a report on the Smarter Balanced training I received, including the implications as I see them for the future use of the assessment. In that post I mentioned a task force that SBAC was convening … Continue reading

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Why We’re Not Ready for Smarter Balanced

Last week I had the opportunity to travel to a training sponsored by NEA in partnership with WestEd, a philanthropic organization focused on educational service, including research and development of educational programs. The particular training was funded by a grant … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Snookered

The American educational crisis is not real. Cutting through the hubris to the meat of the argument, American students are neither falling behind the performance of other nations nor declining in comparison to American peers. To the extent that standardized … Continue reading

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Charter Schools and Me

Recently I found myself on the receiving end of ire, both public and personal, over the perceptions other people have of my stance on charter schools. I say it in that way because, to date, I have no stance on … Continue reading

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