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  • Teaching to the Test

     
    I was disturbed by Morning Call reporter Steve Esack's story Saturday morning about the Allentown School District proposal to end social studies as a freestanding course for sixth graders. Instead, they would roll it into an English language arts class......
  • Gov. Brown approves bailout, state takeover of Inglewood schools

     
    Gov. Brown approves state takeover, bailout for Inglewood school district...
  • Why teachers have test anxiety, too

     
    The statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Official says Ed Sect'y Tomalis overstated cheating.

     
    Good Friday Morning Fellow Seekers. The chairwoman of an advisory group is dispiuting Pennsyvlania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis' claim that his efforts to stop cheating had caused a statewide drop in standardized test scores, our Mothership colleague...
  • School districts warned about millions in expiring technology funds

     
    School districts' expiring technology funds: California officials have urged school districts and charter schools to use $66 million in vouchers to buy technology before they expire next year....
  • L.A. Unified and charter groups win teacher evaluation grants

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District and three local charter-school groups have won federal grants to develop their teacher and principal evaluation systems, the U.S. Department of Education has announced. L.A. Unified, California’s largest...
  • Teacher evaluations, value-added data, and Fl’s plan

     
     As everyone following Florida education news knows, the state is in the midst of revamping its teacher evaluation system. Under the new plan, student test-score data will be used to help judge teacher quality. The data is to be crunched in a “...
  • L.A. Unified administrators confident about new evaluation system

     
    Los Angeles Unified administrators are optimistic they can reach agreement with district officials over a new performance review system in compliance with court-ordered deadlines, according to legal papers filed Wednesday....
  • Schools lose award eligibility because of test items posted online

     
    Eleven California high schools have lost eligibility for some state and national awards because students posted cellphone images of items from state standardized tests on social networking sites earlier this year. None of the schools was stripped of its...
  • Late-night monologue joke of the day

     
    The New York City Department of Education says that only 26 percent of the city's students passed the English portion on a recent standardized test. But on the bright side, they're too bad at math to realize how bad that......
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Gates-funded advocacy group to shut down

     
    The Gates Foundation, the nation’s most influential education-policy organization, has quietly ended financial support for a locally based national group formed to push for favored reforms, including an overhaul of teacher evaluations. Communities...