Nowhere in the US is education more of a political hotbed than in NY State. The Senate is getting ready to hold meetings around Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), but will the Governor listen?
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May 03, 2015
April 20, 2015
The opt out movement is massive across the country, but are we open to learn what the movement is teaching us?
April 02, 2015
In NY State high stakes testing is quickly approaching and it seems that we have hit High Noon. On one side are those who want to opt out and on the other stands the state education department and funding.
March 25, 2015
In the 2nd in a series of guest posts by Larry Ainsworth, he helps teachers unlock the standards.
February 12, 2015
Data comes to us both "hard" and "soft," and both can help us improve learning and our school climates.
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.