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Common Core Complaints Co-Opted

I’m starting to miss the good old days, when the only media coverage of “Common Core” consisted of Glenn Beck ranting about how it was a giant conspiracy led by Bill Gates to brainwash your children into buying Microsoft products.  … Continue reading

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Some Children Left Behind… Maybe

Diligent Asian students dominate global exam. I’d just like to bring this to everyone’s attention, as it directly relates to my previous piece on standardized testing.  This article is a great example of the sort of thing I was talking … Continue reading

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Educational Fallacies

(Note:  I originally wrote this piece several months ago, when the Chicago teacher’s strike was ongoing.  In true slacker/procrastinator fashion, I held off on posting it, because I was going to submit it to a few sites for publication, which … Continue reading

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