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Hosted by Shaun Johnson, PhD, ___@ the Chalk Face has always and will remain a forum dedicated to teachers, students, parents, and activists dedicated to public education. ___@ the Chalk Face is not a person, but a place to share thoughts and ideas on preserving a legacy of safe, creative, and equitable public schools. ___ @ the Chalk Face is the archive of the resistance.
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From the blog…
On October 16, 2014, I wrote a post about the Hewlett Foundation's funding a report for a "new accountability system" centered upon the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The lead writer of the report, Linda Darling-Hammond, is a professor at Stanford University and senior advisor for the Smarter … [Read More...]
Ironically, a hallmark of the so-called "accountability" movement in corporate-reform-bolstered "public" education is the refusal to readily respond to public records requests in a timely fashion. Here are links to some examples of the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) records request … [Read More...]
Anthony Cody begins The Educator and the Oligarch with the words of the Gates Foundation’s Irvin Scott that could have come from Joseph Heller’s Catch 22: “We’re trying to start a movement. A movement started by you.” Ok, Scott might have misspoke, and his boss may have also done so in 2008 when … [Read More...]
SPEAKING UP ABOUT TEACHING. via SPEAKING UP ABOUT TEACHING. … [Read More...]
Yet another group has established itself as promoters of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and, of course, the group has a catchy, test-driven name: High Achievement New York (HANY). HANY offered a press release on October 28, 2014. And marvel 0f all marvels, HANY has found that it is best … [Read More...]
TIME marches backwards.. via TIME marches backwards.. … [Read More...]
What now for the Common Core? That is the question that the three hoping to Save the Core asked on the October 22, 2014, AEI panel. Of course, their answers completely gloss over the fact that the Common Core (CCSS) is a bureaucratic attempt to frankenstein "success by standardization" out of … [Read More...]
Joining Forces for Education was formed in response to Ben Austin's public school bulldozer outfit, the Walton Family Foundation funded Parent Revolution. Ellen Lubic occasionally contributes to Professor Ravitch's site. The Real Marshall Tuck, and Why He Insures My Vote for Tom Torlakson for … [Read More...]
Anthony Cody’s The Educator and the Oligarch: Part I, Sweeping the Series when Debating the Gates Foundation
I should start my review of Anthony Cody’s The Educator and the Oligarch by acknowledging that I blog for Anthony and we’ve had many, often extended, editorial discussions. There has been a clear pattern with our discussions/debates. My first thoughts on corporate reform have been consistently more … [Read More...]
On October 22, 2014, the corporate-reform-friendly think tank, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), hosted a panel discussion entitled, What Now for the Common Core? Below is the description of the panel participants and the *implementation-focused* conclusion is actually what should have happened … [Read More...]
Other recent posts
- Your Data Will Lie To You If You Let It
- An Investigation Into NY’s “Families for Excellent Schools”
- Steve Barr Bails on McDonogh; Surplus Laptops Sold Bearing Student Data
- Hewlett Funds a Common-Core-Centered, Statewide, “New Accountability” Push
- Banker Marshall Tuck put student lives at risk by terminating Health Education
- Education Post’s Selective Concern with “Belittling”
- My old stomping grounds: United Opt Out doubles and triples down.
- Author trying to “refute” Anthony Cody has typo in blog tagline. Better get that fixed.
- Understanding Cowen Institute’s Botched VAM Effort
- Misrepresenting the Power of of Teachers’ Expectations to Defeat Teachers
- Jesse Rothstein’s Refutation of Chetty et. al’s Longterm Impacts of Teachers
- Cowen Institute Erased Its Flawed VAM Report… But I Did Not.
- TURN Agenda Supporter, Greg Anrig, on NPE Panel
- Could the Rights to Common Core Ever Be Sold?
- The House That Bill Gates Built?