The High-Stakes Testing/Common Core Connection to New Teacher Ed. Regulations

Nancy Bailey was a special education for many years. She left teaching due to the current reforms that are taking over the nation’s classrooms. She is now an education blogger and author, writing about the teaching profession and public schools that are critically important to the future of America and its children. Her book is…

Should the Federal Government Be Determining How States Evaluate Teachers?

Education Blogger Jan Resseger on whether the federal government should be determining how states evaluate teachers… Senator Lamar Alexander, chair of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, held another hearing this week on the potential reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, since 2002 called No Child Left Behind (NCLB).…

Background On the High Stakes Testing Opt Out Movement in Louisiana

Jason France, educator,education activist and the education blogger known as Crazy Crawfish, is running for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) board for District 6 which is current held by BESE President and career politician Chas Roemer.  You can read more of Jason France’s writing at: https://crazycrawfish.wordpress.com Unless you are already opting your kids out of…