Posts tagged with: Educational Policy

Basic: The US Standard

The Reading: “Data: Student Achievement in the Era of Accountability” published by Education Week on December 30, 2015 Nearly 15 years after the inception of President Bush’s No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, America’s 21st century reauthorization of President Johnson’s Elementary...
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Funding Failure in Education

The Reading: “Schools Unsure of Effectiveness of New Common Core Materials” published by U.S. News & World Report on October 15, 2015 Who cares if the textbooks we spend millions of taxpayer dollars on don’t exactly align with the curriculum standards upon which our...
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Power Plays in Ed Policies

The Reading: ‘No Child Left Behind’ is No More published in The Atlantic on December 9, 2015 America’s current love affair with educational mandates and initiatives is quite intriguing – to say the least. Legislators clamor for rules, restrictions, and regulations within the...
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