Curmudgucation Digest (February 8)
This week, more rumblings about ESEA, more sales pitching for testing, and more dwindling effectiveness for a $12 million wonder.
CAP tries to tell Senator Alexander that he's letting down parents, but their arguments are weak sauce.
The continuing tale of how the USED isn't really interested in shutting down Corinthian College's shenanigans
Mike Petrilli offered some gotcha questions to use on GOP pols who deny the Common Core. I tried them out on myself (just in case I want to run for something).
Almost testing time, and word comes from Maine that their SBA tests are still a mess.
FEE declares that we are about to be overrun by costly children and high-maintenance geezers. So obviously the solution is more School Choice.
Can text complexity really exist in a vacuum?
Education Post has turned out to be nothing but a $12 million troll. And not a very effective one at that.
Another failed attempt to argue for annual standardized testing.
I sat down to take an entire PARCC practice test, and I live blogged it. Probably not going to do that again any time soon.
Too many reformster arguments feature the same gaping hole.