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Monthly Archive October, 2010

File under: more money than sense

October 15, 2010

Why I should care about what a guy who went to private school (Lakeside) then dropped out of harvard thinks about public schools eludes me. Bill Gates thinks he can replace dedicated, committed passionate teachers with DVDs? That all kids are motivated and ready to learn from such a sterile medium? Diane Ravitch (@DianeRavitch) 10/14/10 9:18 […]

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October 12, 2010

A good reminder: In education, tests are the thermometer, not the weather http://bit.ly/a6QRkc #becivil Katherine Poythress (@ktpoy)

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does formal education recognize creativity and intelligence?

October 10, 2010

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October 9, 2010

Numbers I would like to know: percentage of parents who don’t go to parent-teacher conferences, even after the many out-of-hours accommodation teachers offer comparison of standardized test performance between kids who stay in one school/at one or two addresses during their elementary school years vs kids who have been more mobile percentage of kids who […]

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