Of “Me” I Sing? …. Really?

(A response from the United Opt Out organizers: Morna McDermott, Tim Slekar, Ruth Rodriguez, Peggy Robertson, Ceresta Smith and Shaun Johnson) In the effort to stay “current” in reporting about the rising tide of the Opt Out movement (aka high stakes standardized testing refusal), journalists are eager to tell the story…but do they do theirContinue reading “Of “Me” I Sing? …. Really?”

THE ALEC-LED PUBLIC EDUCATION LAND GRAB CONTINUES: KAHN ACADEMY TEAMS UP WITH COLLEGE BOARD

(McKinsey, Pearson, Gates and ALEC colonizing the K-12 to college arena) Kahn Academy is the darling of education “reformers” and entrepreneurs, spearheading the movement to provide online instruction in lieu of bodied and interactive learning, to the tune of millions of dollars. Hailed by Forbes and others as the public face of the “flipped learning”Continue reading “THE ALEC-LED PUBLIC EDUCATION LAND GRAB CONTINUES: KAHN ACADEMY TEAMS UP WITH COLLEGE BOARD”

Don’t Sit for Testing-Stand with Chicago

Do you want to know how to tell the difference between a testing “reformer” and a testing resistor? Easy…. Reformers are paid (and handsomely) to be spokespersons for Pearson, Achieve, PARCC, and the myriad of other corporate interests that have hatched Common Core standards and the new rounds of testing that are required under RaceContinue reading “Don’t Sit for Testing-Stand with Chicago”

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