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…

Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education

Alan Singer is an education blogger, social studies educator and teaches at Hofstra University. This piece first appeared at the Huffington Post.  For original see: Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education Congress is Republican. ISIS is on the march. Common Core and high-stakes testing are under attack. The…

Look Out – Here Comes “Deans for Impact.”

Mercedes Schneider is known far and wide for being one of the nation’s leading education bloggers.  Her blog – https://deutsch29.wordpress.com – just celebrated its 2nd birthday.  Schneiber is a southern Louisiana native, career teacher, trained researcher, and author of the ed reform whistle blower, A Chronicle of Echoes: Who’s Who In the Implosion of American Public Education.  Here…

Funny How I Spent My Saturday Snow Day – Writing a Letter To Our Federal Government In Opposition of Their Proposal

Bryan Ripley Crandall has taught in public schools and at the college level.  His blog can be found at: Cracking Up Candall  Yesterday, I participated in the democracy that I’ve grown to love. Whether or not the powers that be ever read or listen to the voices of individuals like me is unknown. Cynics say there…