A new report seems to make the case that Pearson is encouraging the privatization of schooling, reducing the need for trained teachers, and the accumulation of data.
Articles noticing parental dissent over several education trends does not mean parents did not speak out before instead they just went ignored.
J.R. Wilson: When will that system start listening to the parent voice? What will have to happen to get the system to listen and act based on the parent voice?
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.