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___@ the Chalk Face airs LIVE on Sundays at 7PM EST on Blog Talk Radio.
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.
From the radio…
I paraphrase, check the audio: If you're going to be a profession of sheep, then you'll be run by wolves.Great conversation. … [Read More...]
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From the blog…
On September 22, 2014, Louisiana Auditor Daryl Purpera issued a report on his objective opinion (?) of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Whether Purpera intended it or not, he is now part of the game. Purpera's report is little more than another brochure for CCSS, one that glosses … [Read More...]
This is the story of two organizations that took diverging roads to grading state standards: American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Fordham Institute. Let's start with AIR. In a report released September 2014, AIR has "internationally benchmarked" state education standards. Now, this is … [Read More...]
WHY LIBERALS HATE ARNE DUNCAN. via WHY LIBERALS HATE ARNE DUNCAN. … [Read More...]
On September 19, 2014, New York teacher and United Federation of Teachers (UFT) chapter leader Patrick Walsh published the following review of my book, A Chronicle of Echoes: Who's Who In the Implosion of American Public Education, on the online news site, Truthdig. Patrick Walsh, … [Read More...]
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. via QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. … [Read More...]
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are really good for American education, but sadly, non-foundation-financed, public school administrators like New York principal Carol Burris seem to have trouble coming around to falling in line with those *higher standards*(c). In fact, Burris had a … [Read More...]
"The proof of Theorem 3-6 is elementary but rather complicated; that is, we have used quite basic results, but we have used them in an involved sequence. You might contrast this proof and the skills you need to follow it with the numerical computations you once considered typical of … [Read More...]
As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, the ability to hold opposing opinions in mind is a sign of intelligence. Similarly, we should welcome Patrick Riccards' call for dialogue, as we also explain why efforts to bridge differences must be pursued as teachers step up our counter-attack against corporate … [Read More...]
On September 9, 2014, Intelligence Squared hosted a debate on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), which it entitled, Embrace the Common Core. The title is based upon the position that the organization assumes on the issue. In this post, I consider CCSS support connected to the Intelligence … [Read More...]
On September 9, 2014, New York State democrats voted in a primary election that turned out to be an embarrassment for incumbent Andrew Cuomo. His most viable opponent was a relatively unknown Fordham University professor with no political machine behind her, Zephyr Teachout. Teachout lost, but … [Read More...]
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- School Board Privatization: Committee for a Better _________ (Your City Here)
- THE QUALITIES OF GOOD SCHOOLS ARE NO SECRET.
- The (NY, DC, LA, and CA) Story of Eureka Math
- Louisiana’s NCLB Waiver, Complete with Promised CCSS and PARCC
- PARCC and SBAC States Agree to Deliver Student-level Data to USDOE
- Common Core: It Seemed Like a Good Idea Until It Existed
- EngageNY : Robotic Teachers Wanted.
- EngageNY modules: Stunning incompetence.
- Laura Chapman on Education Weekly’s “Philanthropic” Funding
- A grave mythology is propagated by our own colleagues.
- Sorry to say, many teachers are instruments of oppression
- Received via email: “Subject: Major injustice committed by TFA”
- Data paranoia hits home. Conclusion: meh.
- Gates, Other “Philanthropy,” and the Purchase of a Success Narrative