The formula is as simple as 1-2-3. Use high stakes standardized test rigged with arbitrary cut scores to fail students. Blame teachers for poor test results and fire them based on student test scores. Close schools with too many failing students and open a charter school in its place. #EducationReform #Infographic
LISTEN HERE (starts at the 5:30 mark) Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Dr. David Berliner, co-author (with Gene V Glass), of his newest book, 50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education.
Dr. Berliner explains how the mythical failure of public education has been created and perpetuated in large part by political and economic interests who stand to gain from its destruction. They expose a rapidly expanding variety of organizations a
Some parents have been reporting both in Oregon and across the country that principals and teachers are trying to convince them to make sure their children take THE TEST, even after moms and dads have sent in letters excusing their kids from it. Yes parents, you do have the right to opt your child out of high stakes testing. Image courtesy of FairTest In 2015 Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed the Opt Out bill -- HB 2655 into law. Immediately after the bill was signed, parents
David Berliner is coming to Portland! To Concordia University. To talk about his book 50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America's Public Schools. On March 31, 2016. At 7:00 P.M. Come join us for an evening of discovery as we listen to Dr. David Berliner dispel myths about America's public schools. Welcome David Berliner, one of the most respected voices in education, as he comes to Portland to dispel 50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America's Public Schools. His book, co-authore