common core

Angry About DeVos? Get Educated About the Threats to Public Education

The appointment of Betsy DeVos to U.S. Secretary of Education has awoken many people to the current threats to public education. These threats did not begin with Ms. DeVos. For several decades, public school have been labeled as failing (not true, see...
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Florida’s Middle School Math Problems: A Perfect Storm

Why did Florida’s 8th grade National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) math scores plummet?  We believe it may be the result of a “perfect storm” created by  Common Core Math and Accountabaloney… Florida State University...
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Honestly? This is baloney!

The blog where we expose the real truth about proficiency, achievement levels and accountabaloney. Currently, Florida’s Board of Education is contemplating raising achievement levels (“cut scores” or “passing levels”) for the new Florida State...
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