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CA Reform, PARCC, Stick Poking, & CBE

Education News Scoop Jan. 5, 2019 Happy New Year! I’m back… from spending Christmas in China.  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Hear Ye, Hear Ye! All (well, maybe just a wee bit) the news that’s fit to print… … Continue reading

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION?

Competency-based education (CBE) has been defined as a system in which students advance at their own pace upon “mastery” of “content, 21st-century skills, and dispositions.”[i] It is associated with computer-based training, known euphemistically as “digital learning” or “personalized learning.” CBE … Continue reading

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USDoE’s Digital Promise and Facebook team up for student databadges and Gates funded DQC group is lobbying Congress to weaken FERPA, again.

The following article was originally posted on the Missouri Education Watchdog.  It is reposted here with permission from the author, Cheri Kiesecker. Trick or treat Two-fer today. The Data Quality Campaign, funded by Bill Gates is lobbying Congress to further weaken … Continue reading

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