Common Core: More Tests, But Not Better

Fair Test provides a good summary of the problem, which most people are ignoring.

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Dinosaurs and the Gospel

According to, this is the first page of an actual ‘science’ quiz given to fourth graders Blue Ridge Christian Academy, a private religious school.;_medium=sm&utm;_campaign=button_toolbar

Union Thug

Grammarian, orator, geometrician; painter, gymnastic teacher, physician; fortune-teller, rope-dancer, conjuror,—she knew everything.

Vultures of a Feather

‘Not using poverty as an excuse. . . .’ –Arne Duncan making the Broad Prize 2013 announcement, as he flubs that other Houston school miracle worker Rod Price’s name, Sept. 25, 2013

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