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Was Arne Duncan Ever a Child?

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appears displeased with the national Opt Out movement.  In an interview with New York Times reporter Motoko Rich at the Education Writers Association national seminar in Chicago this week, Secretary Duncan stated that the federal Department of Education might have to “step in” if states do not make sure districts have enough students who take the federally mandated annual tests. 1,615 more words


Minnesota Department of Education temporarily suspends Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius announced today that the state will temporarily suspend administration of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, until all technical problems with the testing system are resolved. 159 more words

Brenda Cassellius

Dear Opt Out: Won't Somebody PLEASE Think of the Property Values??

USA Today ran a story last week from the Journal News of Westchester County about the growing Opt Out movement.  The article was fairly mild in tone, cited numbers about the unprecedented size of the current testing boycott, and gave time to proponents of the testing mandates and the information generated by the tests.  1,772 more words


Registration Reminder

Remember today is the registration deadline for the May 2nd SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

Bound To Organize

USAs lærerkamp: forsvar den offentlige skolen, nei til vettløs testing

Lily Eskelsen Garcia er leder av USAs største fagforening, Nå har hun vært i Norge. på bildet er hun samme med (fra venstre) Steffen Handal, Svein Sjøberg og Simon Malkenes. 145 more words


I Am That Teacher Too (Letter 2)

Dear Former Students,

What do I hope you remember about me?

Our Special Learning Space

I hope you remember our room. Bright, colorful, creative, inspirational. Most years, our room and our studies focused on a theme which varied from year to year. 353 more words


You lose even your family when you are used by the Lord Jesus Christ.

You lose even your family when you are used by the Lord Jesus Christ.

As it was with Him, so it is with his Disciple sent to bless those who need God’s help. 424 more words