Why Won’t Arne Duncan and Other True Believers in High-Stakes Testing Face Reality?

John Thompson is an educator, eduction blogger and award-winning historian.  His commentary pieces can be found on the Huffington Post.  This piece can be found at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-thompson/why-wont-arne-duncan-and_b_6542854.html Why Won’t Arne Duncan and Other True Believers in High-Stakes Testing Face Reality? Democrats who support test-driven reform are showcasing a kinder, gentler soundbite to defend the indefensible. No…

Why Howard Dean and the Democratic Party owe Teachers and Parents an Apology

A piece by Cheryl Gibbs Binkley,  It was originally posted on her blog – http://3rdmilleniumteacher.blogspot.com/2015/02/why-howard-dean-and-democratic-party.html Why Howard Dean and the Democratic Party owe Teachers and Parents an Apology On  February 2  Howard Dean came out with an article in Salon supporting Teach for America and insisting that the current controversies over Education Reform  were no more than…