Adding Value

Policy makers that aim to dismantle public education enjoy calling themselves “reformers.” Scott Walker likes to pretend he’s championing the common good when he takes on those teachers’ unions, which is basically the same thing as taking on ISIS. Because you see, teachers are terrorists. One way to undermine public education is to unfairly test students … [Read more…]

Stress Test

At work we are facing the end of the trimester, which means report cards are going to be due and parent conferences are coming up. It’s a busy time. Additionally, we are preparing to take the PARCC test, which is the national standardized test that is supposed to cover the new common core standards. The … [Read more…]