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Labeling Students: Not College and Career Ready

For years it seemed like there was a major move away from labeling students.  We may be back to labeling students.  Students now may be labeled “College and Career Ready” or “Not College and Career Ready”.   Will labeling a student … Continue reading

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SBAC: Quagmire of Poor Technological Design

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  In the last 10 years, so many changes have taken place in education it is hard to keep up with everything.  And the changes just keep coming at an every quickening pace.  Assessments have changed and continue to change … Continue reading

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Conservatives for Exit Exams: A lesson in high-stakes testing

Why conservatives should celebrate, not bemoan, the passage of California’s SB 172 eliminating exit exams. Breann Treffry Opt Out Spokane Washington State Against Common Core There seems to be some confusion among conservatives regarding recent developments in education reform. As … Continue reading

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What Ails Nevada? Starvation?

I would rather ask, “What Ales Nevada?” but that would quench a thirst and not satisfy the driven need to consume vast quantities of data, much of which is indigestible. What in the world am I talking about? There are … Continue reading

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