|Gates Foundation Explores new way to deliver common core tests
How desparate are the ed deformers getting?
Responses on change the stakes listserve:
Murry: Is it cupidity or stupidity?
Jeff: Absolutely astonishing. And of course, indirectly supporting our main point, that educators should be in charge of education. If "policymakers" need these kinds of data to direct the education of children, then they are not qualified to direct the education of children. They should get out of the way and let parents and teachers take over, because we actually know what we're doing.
Edith: Right on, Jeff! Opting out is more like refusing to take your child's temperature when you don't know what the thermometer looks like, how it's calibrated, and if the case protects your child from the mercury inside it. But a parent has the instinct to know if
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