Nobody cannot deny that within a span of months, Donald Trump has taken the Republican Party by storm. Trump’s aggressiveness mixed in with his disregard of political correctness has made him into one of the most-admired candidates for the 2016 presidential run. Show More Summary
The Vista, at its core, has a great deal in common with traditional recreational vehicles. The trailer measures 20 feet long by 8.5 feet wide trailer with a standard hitch, towable by any vehicle capable of handling the 6,500lb load....Show More Summary
Cecile: My son is in 4th grade. He attends Math only in the pull out resource program with the RSP). His RSP teacher is only teaching him what’s in his IEP goal which only address one aspect of the Common Core (CC) Math curriculum. He is below grade level in all aspects of the CC Math. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Donald Trump, during a speech in South Carolina, said this: “Common Core we’re gonna keep.” Re: https://t.co/9Sn7LLBCum pic.twitter.com/pU5u1hJ21f — Josh Perry (@MrJoshPerry) February 11, 2016 Which is confusing, because last night while giving his victory speech in New Hampshire, he said this: We’re getting rid of Common Core. We’re going to […]
Kudos to The Right Scoop for reporting on Donald Trump’s rally gaffe honestly. Trump spoke to an estimated 10,000 supporters... The post The Right Scoop: Trump On Common Core Going Viral – But It’s a Mistake – Here’s Proof appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
That’s right. Donald Trump, in South Carolina, came out in favor of Common Core education standards. Has he not been paying attention? Common Core is wildly unpopular in South Carolina. The state had originally implemented the standards and then rescinded them after a public backlash. Show More Summary
“You look at our rankings on education in the world, we’re number 30 in the world, which is ridiculous. No. 1 in cost.” –Donald Trump, interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Dec. 10, 2016 “We’re getting rid of Common Core. We’re going to educate our children locally. We educate our children locally.” –Trump, remarks following the New […]
Since implementing the Common Core educational standards in 2012, New York has emerged as a battleground in the debate over the benchmarks, which are meant to ensure that U.S. students are prepared... To view the full story, click the title link.
PARCC Scores Lower for Students Who Took Exams on Computers EdWeek: Hard numbers from across the consortium are not yet available. But the advantage for paper-and-pencil test-takers appears in some cases to be substantial, based on independent...Show More Summary
"Instead, we need to focus on doing everything possible to provide students and teachers with the support they need to ensure a quality educational system." The post Louisiana’s New Governor Is Abandoning Bobby Jindal’s Common Core Lawsuit appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Education Week raises questions about the reliability of Common Core test scores.
Love it or hate it, Facebook brings out the passion in people. People get unfriended and feelings get hurt. There’s no better way to experience it than to post an opinionated political viewpoint. Still, politics are far from the only fuel for these fires. Show More Summary
PARCC Scores Lower for Students Who Took Exams on Computers EdWeek: Students who took the 2014-15 PARCC exams via computer tended to score lower than those who took the exams with paper and pencil—a revelation that prompts questions about the validity of the test results and poses potentially big problems for state and district leaders. Show More Summary
A clip from Ed Week (my bolds): 4. Hillary Clinton is pro-Common Core. At her first official campaign stop in Iowa, Clinton praised Common Core and called parents who misunderstand the value of the controversial academics "unfortunate." She also inserted the idea that education is a "non-family" entity in the U.S., and an important one. Show More Summary
“I’m a tremendous believer in education. But education has to be at a local level. We cannot have the bureaucrats in Washington telling you how to manage your child’s education. So Common Core is a total disaster. We can’t let it continue. We are rated 28th in the world, the United States. Think of it, […]
Prior to the first round of K-12 standardized testing under Common Core education standards last year, most teachers had moderate to major concerns about test difficulty and low student performance, according to new studies from the RAND Corporation. read more
Almost all of the reactions I’ve heard have been positive, as early confusion morphed into understanding.
Finally, you have a place to blame for not sending you an acceptance letter to the world of magic — given, of course, that you live in North America, Brazil, Africa, or Japan. On Pottermore yesterday, J.K. Rowling released the names of four new wizarding schools, but let's cut to... More »
They rage against the Common Core and the federal role. Problem is, Congress already took care of both.
New York Will Shed Clock for Some Statewide Tests NYT: The English and math exams given to third- through eighth- grade students will no longer be timed, the State Education Department said, ending the call of “pencils down.” See also WSJ, ChalkbeatNY. Show More Summary