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Linda Darling-Hammond: Why the Status Quo Movement Has Nothing to Do with Civil Rights | Diane Ravitch's blog

“The corporate style reformers–the cheerleaders for charters, vouchers-and high-stakes testing–like to claim that they are leading the civil rights movement of their day. They imagine themselves locked arm-in-arm with Martin Luther King, Jr., in their efforts to end collective bargaining rights, to eliminate teacher due process rights, and to privatize public education. 140 more words

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Linda Darling-Hammond: Why the Status Quo Movement Has Nothing to Do with Civil Rights | Diane Ravitch's blog

“The corporate style reformers–the cheerleaders for charters, vouchers-and high-stakes testing–like to claim that they are leading the civil rights movement of their day. They imagine themselves locked arm-in-arm with Martin Luther King, Jr., in their efforts to end collective bargaining rights, to eliminate teacher due process rights, and to privatize public education. 140 more words

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K12NN: American Statistical Association has just released a very important document on Value Added Methodologies – @ THE CHALK FACE

“Estimates from VAMs should always be accompanied by measures of precision and a discussion of the assumptions and possible limitations of the model. These limitations are particularly relevant if VAMs are used for high-stakes purposes. 100 more words

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K12NN: American Statistical Association has just released a very important document on Value Added Methodologies – @ THE CHALK FACE

“Estimates from VAMs should always be accompanied by measures of precision and a discussion of the assumptions and possible limitations of the model. These limitations are particularly relevant if VAMs are used for high-stakes purposes. 100 more words

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Legal Clips » ED orders Michigan district under Title IX to tear down baseball bleachers built by booster club

“The Plymouth High School Baseball Boosters in Michigan are stunned by a United States Department of Education ED decision under its Title IX authority requiring them to immediately tear down fund-raised improvements to baseball bleachers, reports The Huffington Post. 139 more words

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Legal Clips » ED orders Michigan district under Title IX to tear down baseball bleachers built by booster club

“The Plymouth High School Baseball Boosters in Michigan are stunned by a United States Department of Education ED decision under its Title IX authority requiring them to immediately tear down fund-raised improvements to baseball bleachers, reports The Huffington Post. 139 more words

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Guest Essay: Why Common Core Should Bother All Republicans | Crazy Crawfish's Blog

“Recently, US Representative Jeff Duncan R-SC sponsored a bill to retain state authority over education and denounce Obama’s coercion of states to adopt Common Core. Forty-two Republican representatives co-sponsored this resolution, including Louisiana’s John Fleming. 134 more words

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