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I published hundreds of posts in 2015, many of them highly popular with readers. Subjects that drew big audiences included the Common Core State Standards, standardized testing and the opt-out movement, the teaching profession, educational equity and early childhood education.  In case you are interested in the posts that drew the largest audiences, here are the Top 10:

The decline of play in preschoolers — and the rise in sensory issues

Teacher: A student told me I couldn’t ‘understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today (from 2014 but popular in 2015)

Parent to Obama: Let me tell you about the Common Core test Malia and Sasha don’t have to take but Eva does

Report: Requiring kindergartners to read may harm some

An eighth-grade boy’s outrageous class schedule

Teacher: I see the see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it.

How ‘twisted’ early childhood education has become — from a child development expert

Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid) (from 2014 but popular in 2015)

Pearson’s wrong answer and why it matters in the era of high-stakes standardized tests (from 2014 but popular in 2015)