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October 22, 2010

In 'Superman's' Shadow

A Pittsburgh high school that is singled out for criticism in the film "Waiting for Superman" is working to salvage its reputation.

October 21, 2010

Spotlight on Assessment

Advertisement/Shameless Plug: These days, for better or for worse, teachers have to start thinking about testing on Day 1. Our colleagues over at Education Week have put together a set of articles on assessment as part of their Spotlight series. The bundle contains four stories and five commentari...

October 21, 2010

Why 'Convenient' Lies Won't Set Us Free

Wealth brings privileges. To pretend otherwise and insist that the "gaps" between the wealthy and the poor aren't important is not just a benign mistake; it's a dangerous one. When we allow the target to shift to "lazy" teachers and power-hungry unions, we should feel guilty, Mr. Guggenheim.

October 19, 2010

A Manifesto by the Powerful

The superintendents' manifesto does not come from the powerless. It was written by men and women who are in charge of major school systems and who certainly have far more power than parents, teachers, principals, or ordinary citizens.

October 12, 2010

Are We 'Right Answering' Kids to Death?

Will Richardson says schools need to put more emphasis on students (and teachers) as learners—as opposed to passive consumers of knowledge: I want so badly for my kids to be learners, not knowers first. Not that there aren't things they need to know, but I would much rather they have a yen ...

October 07, 2010

Beyond Anger Lies Hope?

Building communities of mutual respect and trust isn't helped by the forces out there intent on sowing distrust.

October 05, 2010

The Problems With Value-Added Assessment *

Diane Ravitch is furious at the unfair and dangerous treatment she feels teachers and public education are receiving; value-added assessment, she says, is a misguided and damaging means of judging teacher performance.

October 04, 2010

Tackling Alternate Assessments

An organization leading a group that will create new Common Core tests says students with severe cognitive disabilities can be tested on academic standards.

October 04, 2010

U.S. Ed Department Awards Grants for Spec Ed Assessments

The U.S. Department of Education announces $67 million in grants to groups of states to design tests for students with the most severe cognitive disabilities.

October 01, 2010

'Naming and Shaming' Teachers?

Walt Gardner, a retired Los Angeles teacher, comments on the reported link between a fifth teacher's recent suicide and the L.A. Times publication of teacher rankings based on student test scores.

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