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Attention Public School Teachers: In a crisis-ready response to the poignant and desperate national cry for excellent teachers, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation convened the E*x*c*e*l*l*e*n*t Teacher ©™ ®℠$$ Taskforce at t...
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NCLB Outrages

The Children Left Behind: What happened to the students pushed out by high-stakes testing?

Ohanian Comment: Although the story told here is a Texas story, Nathan makes clear that NCLB and its focus on test scores has done inestimable damage to countless young people nationwide. The 522 probably low scorers on the state test pushed out of high school in Birmingham, Alabama are mentioned in passing. Subscribe...
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NCLB In Your Face

Ask About the Administration's Suggestions to Revise the ESEA

You can borrow Stephen Krashen's fine questions for the Administration. Send them in! Use them for newspaper op eds. Share them with your PTA.

by Kent Williamson, NCTE Executive Director

NCTE members are invited to join Massie Ritsch and Brad Jopp from the U.S. Department of Education and ...
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NCLB Cartoon

Wrong Answer

Read the well-done, tragic New Yorker article accompanying this graphic: 'Wrong Answer': In an era of high-stakes testing, a struggling school made a shocking choice. by Rachel Aviv, appearing in the July 21, 2014 issue. Cheating once caused more problems. Parks Middle School had to score even higher to top its falsely achieved scores from previous year. Cheating became routine. http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/07/21/140721fa_fact_aviv?currentPage=all

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