professornana (professornana) wrote,

Round 'em up

Here are some links to articles worth reading. More ranting to come in the says ahead, I promise. in which Jeb Bush continues his tirade against public schools and once again sings the praises of charters (maybe he needs to read the post about Arne Duncan ignoring the research?). a review column from Voices from the Middle what asks the question about whether the CCSS exemplar texts is worthy of being a new canon. Hint: it is NOT! I only wish the author would not have equivocated at all. And could we get back to reviewing YA literature, please? as the title suggests, there is a boas here. Apparently, 12th graders are slackers or worse according to NAEP scores and this writer's analysis. Give me a break! by a governor asserting Race to the Top works. Of course, there is the antithesis by a governor who claims CCSS will turn all children into homosexuals:

Now, discuss among yourselves. I am thinking I need to have an idiotic post of the week but there are too many contenders.
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