Browsing All posts tagged under »education reform«

Student Data Collection: Purpose, Costs, Risks?

June 4, 2011 by

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Grumpy Note: Never Before in the history of the United States has the Federal Government felt it was entited to collect the kind of person information the Dept of Education says it must have to educate America’s children. The DoED seees no reason it shouldn’t be allowed to share the information with other Governments Agencies.. […]

NUT Report: Decades of test-based incentive programs do not yield expected results

June 3, 2011 by

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Posted for Sandra in Brevard Grumpy Educators reported on a study conducted by the National Research Council here. The widget with the full text remains available on the right side of the screen. Last week, another study was published. The National Research Council released the results of a study examining the decades of implementing high-stakes […]

NYT Confirms much of what Sandra has reported

May 25, 2011 by

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I believe Sandra in Brevard has now posted 57 stories, blogs and videos about education reform on Grumpy Educator this year. When she started her primary focus was on Florida’s Education Reform Law SB 736… Inspite of everyone complaining about teachers being forced to teach to the test, in their wisdom they made it clear […]