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Algebra 1 EOC: Ridiculously High Stakes

Occasionally, reformers will dismiss concerns regarding the high stakes attached to standardized testing in our schools by comparing these state mandated tests to the test you must pass to get your driver’s license. 818 more words

La. House Ed. Chair, Nancy Landry, Publicly Demeaned Teachers in 2012

On January 28, 2016, the Louisiana House Education Committee chose chose Nancy Landry (R-Lafayette) as its chair.

  Nancy Landry

Louisiana teachers remember Landry from 2012– March 14, 2012– and the House Education Committee hearings on the Jindal “overhaul” of Louisiana public education– which included legislation on the Jeb-Bush-influenced ed reforms of voucher expansion and grading teachers using student test scores. 1,988 more words

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Juicy Orange

Juicy Orange
The second chakra, located in the abdomen, lower back, and sexual organs, is related to the element water, and to emotions and sexuality-I wasn’t kidding about juicy. 338 more words

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China’s vinyl acetate monomer exports in December, 2015

Exports to: Quantity(tonnes): Belgium 1,622 Korea 1,197 Thailand 1,068 Tunisia 1,010 Germany 544 Mexico 418 Peru 408 Pakistan 396 Italy 372 Spain 263 Colombia 263 Brazil 242 United Kingdom 220 Portugal 219 Jordan 219 Netherlands 197 Venezuela 177 Indonesia 173 Turkey 154 South Africa 154 Morocco 132 United States 120 Canada 84 Vietnam 82 Egypt 63 Argentina 62 United Arab Emirates 46 Chile 44 Israel 44 Taiwan Province 22 Slovenia 20 The Russian Federation 16 Australia 2 Korea 2 total: 10,053

Source: China Customs

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China’s vinyl acetate monomer exports in November, 2015

Exports to: Quantity(tonnes): Thailand 3,270 India 3,226 Indonesia 2,668 Pakistan 1,108 Turkey 995 Belgium 788 Korea 500 Tunisia 350 Netherlands 302 United States 259 Italy 199 United Kingdom 176 Germany 131 Bangladesh 110 Brazil 109 Vietnam 104 Venezuela 91 Israel 88 Ecuador 86 Japan 84 Canada 78 Poland 66 Costa Rica 66 Kenya 60 Egypt 44 Morocco 44 Romania 44 Australia 44 Peru 29 Slovenia 23 Taiwan 22 France 22 South Africa 22 Mexico 21 Argentina 20 Korea 10 Kuwait 8 total: 15,266

Source: China Customs

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New York Plays the NCLB Testing Game

On January 02, 2016, I wrote a post about former US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s departure from the US Department of Education (USDOE).

In that post, I included a letter dated December 22, 2015, written to state superintendents by Ann Whalen, whose temporary title is, “Delegated the authority to perform the functions and duties of Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.” In the letter, Whalen tells state superintendents that they had better deliver on testing the No Child Left Behind (NCLB)-mandated 95 percent of students in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school, just as NCLB requires. 1,204 more words

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China’s vinyl acetate monomer exports in October, 2015

Exports to: Quantity(tonnes): Turkey 2349 Egypt 1340 Indonesia 1059 India 996 Spain 832 Belgium 811 Tunisia 699 Germany 462 Finland 424 Nigeria 311 United Kingdom 306 Morocco 306 Israel 302 Pakistan 286 United States 239 Poland 173 Italy 154 Costa Rica 153 Canada 139 Netherlands 90 Bangladesh 88 Mexico 84 Vietnam 81 Argentina 81 Kenya 80 Portugal 66 Thailand 45 Romania 44 Brazil 38 Korea 37 Ecuador 32 Jordan 30 South Africa 30 Iran 29 new Zealand 22 Slovenia 20 Korea 15 United Arab Emirates 14 Colombia 14 Australia 4 The Russian Federation 3 total: 12289

Source: China Customs

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