Sunday, October 21, 2012

Damaging Policies

Some excellent reads on programs that cost our schools financially and educationally.

Race to the Top: An underfunded mandate harming our schools in so many ways.  A eye-opening study from SUNY-New Paltz: http://www.newpaltz.edu/crreo/brief_8_education.pdf

The Common Core: Educational Redeemer or Rainmaker?


Common Core Assessments: More Tests, But Not Much Better

 


More on the SLO pre-assessments: Federal education measure punishes students