Monthly Archives: January 2015

What the Public Needs to Know

-Heather Poland I teach in a low-income school that is located in the Barrio Logan area of downtown San Diego. This area is rich with art and culture, a fascinating neighborhood and people, and also located near homeless shelters. This … Continue reading

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LA Times Report on Teacher Evaluations Incorrect

Yesterday, The LA Times reported that, “Major California school districts are failing to comply with a state law that requires them to evaluate teachers in part by how much their students have learned.” This claim is completely incorrect. In fact, … Continue reading

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Ed Reform 101: A collection of articles about Ed Deform, Common Core, and Testing

Every time I talk to someone new about the whole Ed Deform movement and high stakes testing, I curse and wish there was ONE page I could go to and get all the good articles in one shot instead of … Continue reading

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