Tag Archives: Race To the Top

Race to the Top and the start of a new school year

Tomorrow is the first day of a new school year. This year, the students will not be arriving until Thursday; normally the students start the second day. This has traditionally been an exciting time, with both teachers and students ready … Continue reading

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The Empire State’s New Clothes

You remember the story of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” ? I am so dismayed at this point at what is going on with the state testing in New York. It seems as though everyone knows that the testing was and … Continue reading

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Square Pegs

I found this cartoon while stumbling the other day (stumbleupon) and it struck a resonant chord with me. We have just finished state testing here in New York State in mathematics, grades 4-8.

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