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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 […]

NUT Report: Parents Head to D.C. in July

May 25, 2011 by

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Posted for Sandra in Brevard¬† Save Our Schools (SOS) was covered in the Washington Post by Valerie Strauss: Rita Solnet is a Florida businesswoman, parent and education activist.¬† she is a co-founder of the nonprofit Parents Across America. Why, as a parent, are you involved with the SOS March? As a business owner and as […]