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September 30, 2014 - 8:45 am CDT

I Refuse to Administer the PARCC

First posted at R.A.V.E. (Re-igniting Association Values for Educators)

September 28, 2014 - 8:52 am CDT

Common Core Education without Representation lists David Coleman as #9 on the top-ten list for scariest people in—fake—education reform. Coleman is the lead “architect” for the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Common Core, and he is not an educator, but he is a businessman.

September 28, 2014 - 8:10 am CDT

This summer, C. Kirabo Jackson, Rucker Johnson, and Claudia Persico released an impressive and important studyon school finance reform.  I was away on travel when it came out and forgot to post it on my return.  In any event, it is the most comprehensive I have seen and reaches more definitive conclusions than usual.

September 28, 2014 - 7:44 am CDT

You might recall from a prior post, the name of Thomas Kane, an economics professor from Harvard University who also directed the $45 million worth

September 28, 2014 - 5:10 am CDT

On October 2, 2014, I will be speaking in Indiana to an audience chiefly comprised of university students who have a passing understanding of the intentions of moneyed interests to usurp control of public education.

September 27, 2014 - 6:54 am CDT

Lily Eskelsen Garcia is the new president of the NEA and she’s got something to say…

EduShyster: You recently met with President Obama. I’ll ask this first question on behalf of all of my readers: did you set him straight?

September 26, 2014 - 3:03 pm CDT

Metro Detroit Times has just published an extraordinary expose of the software-based curriculum that was imposed in 2012 in 12 Detroit, Michigan schools.  These were the bulk of schools in Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s new Education Achievement Authority (EAA), a state agency created to take over Michigan’s schools with the lowest test scores.  “In all, about 10

September 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm CDT

Back in 2005, the Committee on Public Education and Literacy of the National Council of Churches released a statement, Ten Moral Concerns in No Child Left Behind.  As number 9 on its list of concerns, the Committee wrote:


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