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Flirty skirts are my Fave! 

My outfit from the other day, we have been so busy at the agency recently I haven’t had time to post it!

My outfit is a beautiful flirty skirt that my girlfriend Tatum got for me from Portugal! 66 more words

Outfit Of The Day

Hey, Kids: Take the PARCC Test, Qualify for an iPad Mini (??)

Louisiana parents are choosing to opt their children out of whatever it is that state superintendent John White has concocted and is labeling the “PARCC” test. 842 more words

High-stakes Testing

Can fungus help grow trees in Madagascar?

Thomas Timberlake and Cyprien Miandrimanana write from Madagascar about a field experiment using fungus to help tree seedlings survive.

One of the problems that has long bedeviled ecological restoration efforts in Madagascar is persuading young seedlings to grow at a pace of more than just a few centimetres per year.

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Tropical Ecological Restoration

Two Tired Bitches

Sorry it has been forever since we last posted, however we have been crazy busy at work recently, and just have not had the time, nor looked the part to post. 155 more words

Outfit Of The Day

Teachers of the Year to Governor Cuomo: Please Pay Attention!

Seven outstanding teachers wrote a letter to Governor Cuomo. It was published in the Albany Times-Union, where there is a good chance he and members of the Legislature might read it. 675 more words

Testing

A Reader in Tennessee Writes to Every Member of the Senate HELP Committee about NCLB

I sent this to each Senate Committee member:

Dear Sen. xxxx


I am a TN educator and I’d like to ask that you consider some facts about public education reform in TN generally and the proliferation of charter schools in particular. 895 more words

Testing

Louisiana's Grad Act of 2010 Legislation: Choking Four-Year-Colleges

Below are comments that appeared on my February 06, 2015, post about Louisiana’s requirement that first-time freshmen have minimum subscores of 18 in English and 19 in math on the ACT in order to be admitted into Louisiana’s four-year higher ed institutions. 483 more words

High-stakes Testing