Belief Gap

John King Will Be a Secretary of Education Who Refuses to Make Children Wait for the Education They Deserve

According to John King, "the best ideas come from classrooms not from conference rooms." I couldn’t agree more, nor could I be more confident in King as the next United States secretary of education....

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Achievement Gap

Let's Just Take a Deep Breath Before We Run Away From New Standardized Tests

After four years and hundreds of millions of federal Race to the Top dollars spent creating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test—an assessment of the...

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Parent Poll 2015

This Is Not What Respect for the Teaching Profession Looks Like

As a teacher with lots of experience giving standardized tests, I recently took one myself: an administrative placement test here in Colorado, following a two-year graduate program. It was the last...

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