Generation Leadership > Troubles for NCLB: It may not be improving achievement and it corrupts the profession
[Moving at the Speed of Creativity] These are my notes from Dr. David Berliners presentation this morning at the Texas Tech University College of Education annual research conference...
Teachers College Record: Protecting the Public Interest I kicked off the convention by attending a session on Protecting the Public Interest: What Research Has to Say to the Next Generation of Policymakers. The session featured TCR Board Member and author David Berliner, TCR authors Paul Shaker, Elizabeth Heilman, Joel Spring, and Daniel Laitsch, and future TCR
[Speedofcreativity.org] Moving at the Speed of Creativity » Blog Archive » Bill and ...: The issue of inequitable school funding reminds me that our special legislative session (on school finance issues) begins here in Texas on Monday. This debate has been going on for decades, and it is still unresolved.
[davestoner.com] Test Today, Privatize Tomorrow: The reason for my astonishment is that I was described as being “dead set against any fundamental changes in the nations schools.” Now having been accused with some regularity of arguing for too damn many fundamental changes in the nations schools, I found this new criticism more than a bit puzzling. But then I remembered that, during a TV interview a couple of years ago, another author from a different right-wing think tank had labeled me a “defender of the educational status quo.”
[Speedofcreativity.org] Moving at the Speed of Creativity » Blog Archive » Bush on Blogs ...: By making the accountability system focus 100% on the state assessment, I think NCLB does inherently narrow the field of skills that teachers focus on on class and students therefore learn in schools. Much of the digital literacy skills / 21st century learning skills that students need to acquire cannot be measured well by neat multiple choice exams.