No two fingerprints are alike. Children have more individual differences than their fingerprints do.

From educator and education blogger Ken Previti No two fingerprints are alike. Your child is forced to comply with state mandated, high stakes tests that label each one for life in order to profit a few multinational corporate investors and the legislators they finance. Children have more individual differences than their fingerprints do. REFUSE. OPT…

Publishing Giant Pearson Hauls in Billions in Education Dollars: But Do Students Benefit?

Professor, activist and education blogger Paul Thomas’ piece first appeared on Alternet – http://www.alternet.org/education/publishing-giant-pearson-hauls-billions-education-dollars-do-students-benefit Publishing Giant Pearson Hauls in Billions in Education Dollars: But Do Students Benefit? Leave it to Oscar Wilde to get things right. Writing about late-19th-century British attitudes regarding the poor, the Irish writer and social critic concluded, “Their remedies are part of the…

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…

School Superintendents! Stop harassing parents for opting their children out of the Common Core SBAC Test

Jonathan Pelto is an education blogger and founder and manager of the Education Bloggers Network.  HIs blog, What, What? can be found at: http://jonathanpelto.com/ School Superintendents! Stop harassing parents for opting their children out of the Common Core SBAC Test With the Common Core Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Testing beginning in less than a month,…

Complicating Poverty

Educator and education blogger Bill Boyle’s outstanding blog can be found at: educarenow Complicating Poverty In Academic State Champs: Michigan’s Top 25 School Districts, Michigan’s Bridge, an on-line magazine, has come out with an attempt to rank schools in a way that factors in the variable of poverty. Any attempt to rank schools that factors in the concern of…