Data comes to us both "hard" and "soft," and both can help us improve learning and our school climates.
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February 12, 2015
January 22, 2015
Educational reform means to make changes to make something better, and it's gotten a bad reputation over the years. It's time we change that.
January 16, 2015
Assessment literacy would do us all a bit of good...especially those leaders at the top.
January 08, 2015
Using data properly can lead us to better student outcomes, and after a few years of battle with it, I'm calling a truce.
January 06, 2015
More than 30 years later we may still be A Nation At Risk but for many different reasons.
December 14, 2014
Sadly, there are 3 reasons why high stakes testing matters...to some people.
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
October 30, 2014
In today's guest blog, two co-authors suggest that a comfortable learning environment is the key to softening the blow of accountability through reform, standards, testing, and mandates.
October 19, 2014
A recent NY Times article suggests that increased accountability isn't helping to raise achievement or growth...something educators have been saying for many years.
September 24, 2014
Do special education students suffer from our lower expectations or from a state's expectations that may be too high? Only Goldilocks' knows.