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Alex Kuczynski-Brown

High-Stakes Testing Protest: 'I'm More Than A Test Score' | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.07.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- "We are not guinea pigs." "I'm more than a test score." "Testing is stressful." So declared the signs carried by parents and students T...

The Worst 8th Grade Math Teacher In New York City

| Aaron Pallas | Posted 05.16.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's A Sociological Eye on Education blog. For 10 months, Carolyn Abbott waited for the other...

More Mistakes Found In New York's Error-Laden Exams

Posted 05.09.2012 | Education

The errors on New York's state exams just keep mounting. Foreign language versions of the state math exams administered to third through eighth gra...

Pineapple That Ate Global History

Alan Singer | Posted 06.25.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

The fundamental problem with Common Core, the latest educational miracle solution that is being promoted by the National Governors Association and Pearson Educational, is that it is conceptually backwards.

Ridiculous Talking Pineapple Question On 8th-Grade State Exam Confuses Everyone

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

New York students, teachers, and parents were utterly bewildered by a question on an eighth-grade state reading exam, the New York Daily News reports....