Richard P. Phelps: In the realm of education testing policy cherry pickers have run the show for over three decades. It’s time to unrig the research.
Ann Marie Banfield: When the College Board hired a political operative as their President, that brought with it the possibility of more politicization and indoctrination.
Niki Hayes reviews DIVE online math and science programs after a phone conversation with Dr. David Shormann about the math program he created.
Wendy Hart: Standards-based grading will lead us further away from freedom and individuality and could lead to a loss of selected types of knowledge.
Barry Garelick shares this anecdote from his teaching career to provide “deep understanding” of any narratives you wish to supply.
Ann Marie Banfield: The protections New Hampshire put in place to protect children’s privacy are at risk of being removed for testing vendors’ convenience.
Rowman & Littlefield will release “Roots of Low Achievement: Where to Begin Altering Them” by Dr. Sandra Stotsky in August of 2019.
Press Release Little research evidence for, or objective, reliable way to measure SEL’s efficacy; raises significant concerns about student health and privacy BOSTON – Social-emotional learning (SEL) has been billed as a transformational tool that will propel students to greater academic achievement and personal fulfillment. Unfortunately, as a new Pioneer Institute study makes clear, the […]
Sandra Stotsky: Since all states today use Common Core-aligned tests, that means almost all schools (including public charter schools) teach to Common Core’s standards.
Cheri Kiesecker: Before you put out the welcome mat and assume ‘Home Visits are great; it is helping kids’… Please consider this: What is the trade off?