A few recent education related links:
- Carol Burris asks: If teachers are judged by student test scores, how about state education leaders?
- Wonder who is responsible for poor relations between police and non-whites? TEACHERS, OF COURSE!
- With PARCC online assessments coming, watch out for the next trend – assigning elementary students typing homework to prepare them for the tests.
- Another trend to watch out for: Womb to Workplace data tracking.
- The National Association of Secondary School Principals is officially coming down against VAMs (value added models) for measuring teacher effectiveness.
- Seven things teachers are sick of hearing.
- A great piece from Chris Cerrone on the role of the Common Core in the myth of failing schools.