Does one of our most insightful modern authors, Don DeLillo, support opting out, refusing, corporate education reformers’ state mandated, standardized, high stakes tests?
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“Those blanked-out eternities at the airport.
“By appointing John King, the most unpopular education commissioner in the history of New York State, as Acting Secretary of Education, President Obama just gave a shot in the arm to every Republican Presidential candidate who proposes to abolish the US Department of Education.”
– Professor Mark Naison
The Illinois PARCC results were released yesterday and with no surprises. Failure! It’s happening in all the PARCC states. I know a little about why but I wanted the perspective of a teacher so I reached out to one for whom I have great respect. 1,323 more words
John Kasich, the “moderate” candidate for president, hates teachers so much that he attended an Education Summit in New Hampshire that refused attendance to a pre-approved teacher who had a valid ticket. 252 more words