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An Educator Samples the PARCC
Teacher and writer; blogger, curmudgucation.blogspot.com
Today, I'm trying something new. I've gotten myself onto the PARCC sample item site and am going to look at the ELA sample items for high school. There appear to be 23 sample pages, and I have two hours to do this, so this could take a while. You've been warned.
An Obituary for an Unattained Education Goal
Jack Jennings is the author of Presidents, Congress, and the P...
Let 2014 slip away, with that noble but unattained goal. In 2015, let us use experience and research to find a better way to improve the schools. Students, educators, parents, and the country as a whole deserve better.
Nonfiction Reading Is Getting a Bum Rap and That's Bad For Kids
Director, Center for Public Education
States' participation in the Common Core is a legitimate issue for public debate for a host of reasons. However, concern that the standards call for too much nonfiction reading should not be among them.
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