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Arne Duncan: Why Change When We Can Continue To Do The Same Thing Wrong?

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As expected (see Quote Of The Day: Arne Duncan’s “Line In The Sand”) U.S. Education Secretary today called for a continuation of annual student standardized testing.

You can read more about it at:

White House Still Backs Annual Testing in Schools

Administration Doubling Down on K-12 Priorities, Ed. Sec. Arne Duncan Declares is from Education Week.

Here are statements from Randi Weingarten and Lily Eskelsen García:

AFT’s Weingarten on Secretary Duncan’s ESEA Reauthorization Remarks

NEA calls for more equal opportunity in No Child Left Behind reauthorization

 

Here are some excerpts from them:

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I’m adding this post to The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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  1. RE :Arne Duncan: Why Change When We Can Continue To Do The Same Thing Wrong?

    As expected (see Quote Of The Day: Arne Duncan’s “Line In The Sand”) U.S. Education Secretary today called for a continuation of annual student standardized testing.

    Question: Is Arne Duncan’s “Line in the Sand” really “Head in the Sand”?

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