State test scores are released

State test scores are released

  Four months ago, I wrote about the insanity that was the administration of the standardized tests in Math & ELA. A few weeks ago on August 5th a DOE Memo announced the long awaited public release of the scores- I would like to analyze the language in this memo: What ever happened to positive …

College & career ready- so show me the money!

College & career ready- so show me the money!

A recent NYT article highlights the pockets of  Common Core opposition while framing the CCLS in a positive light “The standards, which were written by a panel of experts convened by governors and state superintendents, focus on critical thinking and analysis rather than memorization and formulas.The idea is to help ensure that students generally learn …