Posts tagged with RttT

NCLB Twitter Chat

July28

This discussion is part of the “On Background” show at PostTV Tweets about “#postback”

A tale of two cities…

May27

All eyes are on Chicago, and the record school closures taking place in that city. But this is a drama being played out in cities across the country, including my own, as “right-sizing”, the Broad way, takes over. By now, many would have (or should have) heard that in Chicago, the projected savings have disappeared (or didn’t exist in […]

Twenty-Percent of garbage is still garbage

May7

Recently, I had a chance to meet with the someone from another local/school district, that had opted to apply for a Race to the Top district grants. I asked what they were thinking of agreeing to having teachers evaluated by student test scores? The response, we already include test scores in teacher evaluations under our […]

Just say no to RttT!

June18

The following is a post written by local Sacramento parent and education activist Kate Lenox and appeared on the Sacramento Coalition to Save Public Education blog: Restrictions on the Use of the Grant Mean the Money Can’t Help Restore Education Cuts The US Dept. of Education has released its rules for districts applying to receive […]

Diane Ravitch visits Sacramento and Linda Darling-Hammond finds her voice…

January22

This post is more a personal reflection of Diane Ravitch’s recent speaking engagement in my town and my own personal analysis. For a more comprehensive look at that event, look here. I’ll be adding more posts at http://sacteachers.org/ over the next few days. These views are my own opinion, not the union’s, etc. Diane Ravitch was […]

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