In New York State the education system is built on a political cycle and not a pedagogical one.
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January 25, 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 06, 2015
More than 30 years later we may still be A Nation At Risk but for many different reasons.
December 23, 2014
Through finding common ground new ideas are created, but are we actually listening?
December 14, 2014
Sadly, there are 3 reasons why high stakes testing matters...to some people.
December 09, 2014
In today's guest blog, the Core Knowledge Foundation responds to Peter's December 4th post Curriculum Wars: What Should All Children Learn?
December 04, 2014
What should all students be expected to learn? The Common Core set out to level the playing field, but in many states different schools are doing different things. Level playing field...or more of the same?
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
November 30, 2014
Do we really need principals...because some schools are moving forward without them.