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“Round-Up” Of Recent Good Articles & Posts On School Reform — Special Edition

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Usually, I just do a weekly “round-up” of these kinds of posts and articles, but I have a backlog:

Does the Common Core Matter? appeared in Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards.

“Just Effective”: Is that good enough? is from Nancy Flanagan’s blog at Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

Educators Issue VAM Report for Secretary Duncan
is from Anthony Code’s blog in Education Week.

One average to rule them all is from Joe Bower’s blog.

The Trouble With Pay for Performance is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.

Standardized Testing Fails the Exam is by W. James Popham and appeared in Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).

Judge Students’ Performance by Their “Greatest Hits Collection,” Say Some Educators is an article by Linda Blackford. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.

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I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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