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The Moral Crisis

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

The Moral Crisis 1,280 more words


Education Readings October 21st

By Allan Alach

I welcome suggested articles, so if you come across a gem, email it to me at allanalach@inspire.net.nz 1,066 more words


Teacher Effectiveness and Evaluations

Just as we measure student achievement utilizing standardized test scores, teachers are also scrutinized by said test scores. Low student achievement in standardized tests automatically equates to poor pedagogical skills, right? 607 more words


Dirty Tricks. Gonski & NAPLAN


The Gonski-NAPLAN Threat

Dirty Tricks

 It seems as if the government is ready-ing to play dirty tricks in order to dodge the implementation of the Gonski recommendations.  953 more words


A Note from a friend to Treehorn

Can you believe it? Little Shane (4) is having his pre- school tests for K placement (Tweed South Public School). We are to attend an interview to discuss his “report”. 151 more words


The New High School Agenda

There used to be a time when high school was simply the continuation of middle school and for most people, the last step in the educational ladder after which they enter the workforce. 592 more words

Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M, Demands $15M In Upgrades

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AUSTIN (AP) — Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last academic year. 106 more words