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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

How to Turn a Sow’s Ear into a Silk Purse

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Gates, Duncan, Fordham et al misunderstood from the beginning…

National Standards: Costly in Dollars and Liberty Lost

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/03/02/national-standards-costly-in-dollars-and-liberty-lost/ Education…

Mandatory Volunteerism

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/mandatory_volunteerism.html The…

Are School "Turnarounds" Just Spin?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/do_school_turnarounds_work.html The…

The Core Conundrum

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http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/the-core-cunundrum/31719 Yesterday…

Moving the goalposts on NCLB

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/moving_the_goalposts.html Massachusetts…

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-21/state-based-education-reform-needs-tough-common-progress-standards-view.html The…

IS THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW BY DIRECTING STANDARDS, TESTS, AND CURRICULA?

Despite three federal laws that prohibiting the federal government from directing, supervising or controlling K-12 curricula, the U.S. Department of Education has placed the nation on the road to a national curriculum.

February a Month to Remember (or Forget) in National K-12 Standards Debate

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http://www.ediswatching.org/2012/02/february-a-month-to-remember-or-forget-in-national-k-12-standards-debate/ Last…