Massachusetts’s Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S. Nov 29th

Massachusetts’s Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S. – nytimes.com/ As states have rejected tests tied to the Common Core standards, no about-face has resonated more than that of Massachusetts, known as a leader in education reform.   Continue Reading Massachusetts’s Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S. – nytimes.com/
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Olweus program a powerful tool in the battle against bullying Nov 28th

Olweus program a powerful tool in the battle against bullying – kentuckyteacher.org East Carter Middle School has embraced the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, and the Kentucky Department of Education is offering the program to other schools for free.   Continue Reading Olweus program a powerful tool in the battle against bullying – kentuckyteacher.org
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Why Oregon teachers despise the Smarter Balanced tests Nov 27th

Why Oregon teachers despise the Smarter Balanced tests – eschoolnews.com A new survey reveals discontent with length, logistics Oregon teachers wish they didn’t have to give their students Smarter Balanced English and math tests because the tests take too much time, have confusing directions and are unfair for students who don’t have computers at home or […]
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F.S.U. Reported Few Rape Cases to the U.S. Nov 27th

F.S.U. Reported Few Rape Cases to the U.S. – nytimes.com/ The university reported only 9 of 113 cases of student-reported rape to the federal government because many of the reported assaults occurred off-campus.   Continue Reading F.S.U. Reported Few Rape Cases to the U.S. – nytimes.com/
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Video Production Class Links & Resources Nov 26th

Video Production Class Links & Resources – speedofcreativity.org I met with our upper division (high school) video production class teacher this afternoon, and we discussed ideas for her upcoming 12 week (trimester) class. These are the links and videos I shared with her, which may be of interest to you if you’re working with students on […]
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What happens when college and career readiness starts in kindergarten? Nov 26th

What happens when college and career readiness starts in kindergarten? – eschoolnews.com As one district proves, you don’t have to wait until high school to expose students to their futures Ask a third grader what she wants to be when she grows up and she might say “a doctor.” Adults know that anyone with a […]
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | noisome Nov 25th

The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | noisome – nytimes.com/ This word has appeared in two New York Times articles in the past year.   Continue Reading The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | noisome – nytimes.com/
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Anti-Semitism and Religious Schools by Jay P. Greene Nov 24th

Anti-Semitism and Religious Schools by Jay P. Greene – http://educationnext.org/ Last week AEI hosted an event at which I presented a new paper by Cari A. Bogulski and me examining the relationship between the type of school people attended when they were children and their attitudes toward Jews as adults. We find that the more people […]
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Third largest Ohio district chooses data management solution Nov 23rd

Third largest Ohio district chooses data management solution – districtadministration.com Third largest Ohio district chooses data management solutionNovember 22, 2015   Continue Reading Third largest Ohio district chooses data management solution – districtadministration.com
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Education commission proposes broad overhaul of Georgia schools Nov 21st

Education commission proposes broad overhaul of Georgia schools – districtadministration.com Education commission proposes broad overhaul of Georgia schoolsThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionNovember 20, 2015   Continue Reading Education commission proposes broad overhaul of Georgia schools – districtadministration.com
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