This is an appeal. Today the nationwide discussion is, and has been about accountability. Accountability for schools, for teachers, for students. Since the passage of NCLB, and ESEA before that - we have seen testing become the vehicle for how we assess accountability in public schools across the nation. I am an educator in Florida, … Continue reading An Appeal.
Archive: Standardi-Nation. When Enough is Enough
Standardization. Enough is enough. This is a personal tale about my life as a high school educator in Central Florida. It is based on a true story. Recently, our administrative team came to my department with another "hand-me-down" from the school district personnel and the state DOE. This time the topic was: board configuration. Yes, … Continue reading Archive: Standardi-Nation. When Enough is Enough