Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Are the Common Core Learning Standards -CCLS finally giving way to public pressure? Not merely public at large but a collective voice from educators, education policy makers, parents and activists? The American Federation of Teachers is disbursing $30,000  grant for a teacher-led task force in NY & Connecticut to review the  standards.  How often does that …

Summer Update

Summer Update

Happy Summer! It has been a whirlwind of the past 2 months… a few updates MOVING 1. I moved into a new place with my partner. Moving in is a lot of work. It was not immediately obvious that moving in is a month long process. Unpacking, acquiring furniture, restocking the pantry etc.We are still …

New York state has more inequitable allocation of education funds than other states?

New York state has more inequitable allocation of education funds than other states?

Great radical run down on the reality of educational opportunity from the Campaign for Education Equity. They say zipcode is indicative of school quality… SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:  THE TRUTH ABOUT SCHOOL FUNDING IN NEW YORK STATE Myth #1: Schools and school districts have enough funding to provide all of their students with a quality education …