Denis Ian: Education’s deep spiral has now hit bottom. And the thud you hear? That’s your child’s head … hittin’ the wall.
Shane Vander Hart: Wisdom, like perseverance, grit, and other characteristics social emotional learning focuses on is subjective.
If teachers are really supposed to adjust their teaching methods due to standardized assessment results, then getting them a year late doesn’t help.
What can teachers do if they had an additional 23 hours with their students instead of taking a standardized test that frankly doesn’t help students?
Support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped 40 points since 2012 according to an annual poll conducted by Education Next.
Diane Ravitch of the Network of Public Education explains to parents why they should have their students opt-out of high-stakes standardized assessments.
Obion County Schools blocks Tennessee State Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) from taking the standardized ELA assessment at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The Ohio House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would eliminate PARCC and restrict the amount of testing done in the state.
GOP Senate Aides are working on a Education and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill that would eliminate mandatory testing.
Eleven civil rights groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Congressional and State educational leaders to drop the test-based K-12 accountability system. They join a chorus of parents who are speaking out against the high-stakes testing culture. Here is the text of the letter. President Obama, Secretary Duncan, […]