High-Stakes Standardized Testing doesn't inspire students to create, to think in a new way, or to make the world a better place, but parents have a voice.
Dr. Wardynski would do well to actually read policy on occasion because violating board policy and grade changing does actually have ethical implications.
If Common Core is such an amazing approach to education, why can't we have an honest discussion about it? Why was it rushed to adoption?
Real, sustainable change does not come from mobilization but rather from assessing reality and then imagining what that reality could be.
The days of a tenured principal like Tom Drake standing up to an abusive superintendent in defense of his or her teachers are, sadly, nearly over.
Rankings are for sports teams, not for children. And anyone who tells you otherwise is trying to sell you something. No thanks Chip Cherry.
No one has the right to force your child to do anything that you do not wish for your child to do. You may opt out.
Despite the district's claims that "this information is not used to evaluate teachers," the surveys have been used to determine if teachers are renewed.