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The Common Core Scapegoat

No matter your nationality, ethnicity, education, culture, age, or gender there is one thing we should all be able to agree on that my country does well – pass the buck and avoid responsibility. 477 more words


M4 Tests Well In Portugal 

The crucial phase of preparations for the 2015 DTM season is underway. Two BMW M4 DTMs got their first test kilometres of the year under their belts in ideal conditions and beautiful spring weather in Portimão (PT). 780 more words


Valuable Testing For Audi

Audi Sport spent three days of testing the Audi RS 5 DTM on the race track at Portimão (Portugal), gathering valuable data for the 2015 DTM season that starts at the beginning of May in the process. 367 more words


Test Diary: ART Faces DTM Challenge 

Preparations for the upcoming 2015 DTM season continue apace. Last week, the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team tested from Monday to Wednesday at the Portuguese Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão. 915 more words


What My Students Think of the PARCC Test

In Arkansas next Monday, the PARCC testing window opens. On that day, schools like mine can begin giving the PARCC Performance Based Assessments to their students. 1,004 more words


Peter Greene: David Brooks Gets Everything Wrong (Again)

Peter Greene here reviews David Brooks’ latest effort to advise the nation about education issues. Brooks argues that it would be a mistake to try to reduce poverty by redistributionist policies (I assume he means such policies as higher taxes on billionaires or direct benefits to those who are poor or government programs for job creation); instead, we should count on education to reduce inequality and poverty. 900 more words

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Ohio: Superintendent Says "Enough Is Enough"

I am pleased to add Superintendent Greg Power to the honor roll. He spoke up to those in power in Ohio, bluntly castigating them for the “assessment madness” that is ruining education. 1,127 more words