I'd love to figure out a way we could join together to create a charter movement that brings us together under one umbrella to fight for better charter or pilot legislation that will preserve the best of 'public-ness' and the best of 'private-ness.'
All Blog Posts With accountability Tag or Category
February 10, 2015
February 05, 2015
How a new architecture for accountability would reset the state/federal balance, improve outcomes for all students, including the most disadvantaged, and avoid the unintended consequences of NCLB.
February 04, 2015
Nearly half of United States senators say that they don't believe that humans significantly contribute to climate change. Here's a science quiz for them. You can add questions.
February 04, 2015
Florida Sen. John Legg is seeking to reduce standardized testing in Florida and give districts more options for local assessments and how they're used in teacher evaluations.
January 29, 2015
Why the record of achievement for test-based accountability in No Child Left Behind has been dismal and rife with unintended consequences.
January 28, 2015
Activists are calling for the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation to cancel 11 contracts with Concept Schools, a charter management company whose Ohio charters have been under both state and federal investigation for labor practices, alleged sexual misconduct, and tampering with test and attendance records.
January 26, 2015
They're right to fight, but by making Vergara the keystone of their political agenda, California's teacher unions miss important opportunity.
January 23, 2015
Assessment continues its uphill push for support, with recent outcroppings of opposition in Arizona, Indiana and Chicago.
January 22, 2015
Excellence is a leadership issue, not a tenure issue.
January 21, 2015
The A-F system was a highlight of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's K-12 policy changes, but it was delayed last year, and it could soon be on its way out.