Ira Shor is a professor at the City University of New York, where he teaches composition and rhetoric. Shor understands that standardized testing is the foundation on which the entire “reform” project rests. 920 more words
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The most valuable assessments in schools today is the running record. Running records measure both fluency and comprehension for each student. From this data, teachers can determine the appropriate level to instruct a child in reading. 190 more words
Test a child for 3 days and over 500 minutes with text levels clearly defined at or above “frustration” level. Yet, that is exactly what the Common Core tests are all about! Rigor?
Delaware collectively groans as House Bill 334 passes to allow Smarter Balanced Testing to take over
Delaware, did you hear that loud noise earlier this evening? That was the noise of parents, students, educators and school administrators having a collective groan about the passage of House Bill 334 passing the Delaware House of Representatives. 282 more words
This is why we have experts... To prevent things like this..... Can you imagine any of these people on the Manhattan Project?