The Answer Sheet: fake news

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/15/2010

Principal seeks to replace student body, improve scores

A principal asks the Kansas state commissioner of education to replace the entire student body at high school with students from another high school where test scores are higher. Yes, it's fake news, and yes, you will laugh and cry.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Laugh and cry | Tags:  fake news, mr. teachbad, test scores

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/01/2010

Teacher apologizes for achievement gap: 'My fault'

An eighth grade Earth sciences teacher, surrounded by family and friends, tearfully admits that the achievement gap is his fault. Yes, it's fake news. You'll laugh and cry.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  achievement gap, fake news, teachers