Curmudgucation Digest (March 29)
Politics, testing, and a film worth watching today.
Looking at one more company that gets its test scorers from Craigslist ads.
Do taxpayers see the connection between policy choices in Harrisburg and the closing of their local schools? Some days, not very much.
A filmmaker has released, for free, on the web, a documentary that shows the impact of ed reform on both the large scale and the personal. This takes just a hair over an hour to watch; it's worth your time.
Arne Duncan should have thought a bit more carefully about his newest slogan.
We've reached the point where "common core" means pretty much anything. Maybe it's time to use that to our advantage.
Over near Buffalo, a small school district has been itching for a battle with the state. This week they took their first shot, and the state immediately shot back.
Warning, sure. Reality check, maybe. But let's stop being a jerk to people who want to join the teaching profession.
If the money really belongs to the student and not the school, let's just run with it.
Once again, someone wants to argue that opting out is an affluent white thing that's bad for minority and poor students.
I hate the 2016 election cycle already.
How exactly are these guys Democrats, again?
Public education is getting hammered in Arizona.