Assessments are supposed to help students learn their strengths and weaknesses, but state assessment results only come as a number for schools, which makes them useless.
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October 11, 2013
October 08, 2013
NBC's Education Nation is focusing on some hot topics this year, and hopefully there will be open dialogue so that it can hit its fullest potential.
September 26, 2013
Former NFL player Brian Holloway's upstate NY was vandalized by teenage party goers, but in an effort to save the 300 teens his plan backfired...or did it?
September 24, 2013
In an effort to punish students for misbehaving educators use some methods that are counterproductive to stop the behavior.
August 28, 2013
In this interview, Dr. Richard Allington gives some advice on how teachers can better provide literacy instruction and he talks about what needs to change about schools.
August 26, 2013
In a time when schools are seeing an increase in student social-emotional issues, school counselors are being cut due to budget cuts and the counselors left standing have quadruple the recommended case loads.
August 21, 2013
NY Times writer Frank Bruni wrote a powerful commentary about being gay and fearful, something which many of our LGBT student populations feels on a daily basis.
August 18, 2013
In public education we seem to be surrounded by self-fulfilling prophecies and we have to figure out how to not let them ruin our present system.
August 03, 2013
We all fail in life, but some families want to prevent their children from failure, which is too bad because we can learn a lot from it.
June 29, 2013
In a recent BAM Radio Network interview Bruce S. McEwen, Luis A. Hernandez, Alia Crum, Jessica Johnson, Holly Elissa and I discussed how stressed educators are and what we can all do about it.