Civil rights groups release a statement criticizing the movement against high-stakes testings. An education advocacy group release a response, saying the civil rights groups are wrong. Read them both.
The second in a series by teachers about the value of allowing students to struggle in class: 'Students have to know that you’re going to catch them before they’re willing to take a leap. They have to struggle to learn something meaningful, and learning to overcome struggle is the most valuable thing I can teach them.'
Here's what the student newspaper, the Harvard Crimson, found.
Some thoughts about teacher, during Teacher Appreciation Week, and on National Teacher Day.
There are schools that have rejected the high-stakes culture of fear that has come to define American education in favor of core values that emphasize more holistic goals such as intellectual and creative growth.
'We are expecting more from children at an earlier age, yet children are less prepared to learn than ever before.' Here's why.
Opt out is far bigger than a test refusal event.
And its impact on student achievement.
A look at the threats -- and whether the warnings have any bite.
A teacher examines Common Core test questions after being trained in how to score the tests. Then she asks: 'What do I do as a teacher when asked to perform an act that goes against my conscience?