Amazing how good conversations lead to such small quotes. Journalists! In any event, opt out and common core resistance makes the front page of the Baltimore Sun, mainly about the left-right debate. The coverage continues.
Both poles of the political spectrum have been trying to game the impacts of the sequester. I wanted to take a closer look at its effects in education, particularly in the state where I reside, Maryland. Fortunately for us plebes, documents are available detailing the impact of the sequester in each state. Here’s Maryland’s, for […]
This has been making the rounds. Montgomery County, MD Superintendent Josh Starr said this: Montgomery County Superintendent Joshua Starr said Monday that the country needs a three-year moratorium on standardized testing and needs to “stop the insanity” of evaluating teachers according to student test scores because it is based on “bad science.” He also said […]
… only states can’t really get off the pot. They’re chained to it. Or, kind of like in Lethal Weapon (2?) where Danny Glover was trapped on the toilet because a bomb would go off. Yeah, a pressure sensor, that’s a better analogy. Well, Education Week is reporting that the Federali’s or whatever want states […]
A friend/colleague and I wrote the MD petition to opt out of testing. Please sign if you are a Marylander. If you are a resident of another state, check the opt out website for your state. Forward to your friends.