Under the federal “No Child Left Behind” law, school districts, schools, and teachers face harsh, punitive consequences for failing to do the impossible (consistently increase test scores for 14 years in a row).
It’s no surprise that some administrators and teachers have turned to cheating on the high-stakes tests required by the federal “No Child Left Behind” law. Read more »
Language is constantly evolving, but sometimes the process is hard to understand. Facebook provides a great example.
Sometimes when we criticize others, we find a mirror. Here’s my story, and my plea that we stop talking past each other, and instead focus on our common goals for our children’s education.
The most expensive judicial election campaign in history. In Wisconsin? Really?
Today, I was astonished to read a blog post in which a parent, angry about her local school’s budget battle, wrote of her desire to smash teachers’ “expensive sedans” in a school parking lot on “back to school night.”
Marsia Mason, please note: if I find your car in a parking lot . . . Read more »