Category Archives: Standardized Testing

How to get rid of school choice problems once and for all?

Now that the hustle and bustle of the appointment of Betsy Devos has become a reality, schools are now faced with the potential impact that school choice may have on their community of parents and learners. For school superintendents there … Continue reading

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How to eliminate the perception of a racist school curriculum?

Educational specialist across the nation take on the painstaking process to ensure that there are no implications of racism involved in the school curriculum. This process that involves the consideration of teaching techniques and materials is taken for granted until … Continue reading

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How should public schools respond to the school of choice expansion?

Newly appointed Department of Education executive Betsy Devos has promised an additional assault on public schools through a school of choice expansion initiative. Schools of choice allow students to determine which school within the resident district they will enroll as … Continue reading

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How can teachers promote school curriculum materials that eliminate racism?

In a recent article, several British teachers have united in an effort to eliminate school curriculum materials that fuel racism in schools. It is thought that school books and other materials are the primary vehicles that promote the agenda of … Continue reading

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How should teachers fight to defend public education?

A recent article provides an insight on how teachers are presently fighting to defend their positions in public education. Detroit and Chicago teachers are using methods that are outdated and ineffective. Teachers who are fighting to survive must produce a … Continue reading

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How can teachers remove racism from the school’s curriculum?

In a recent article, an author presupposes that the most effective way to remove racism from the school’s curriculum is that it become inclusive of the contributions of all people regardless of their ethnicity. While the inclusion of all ethnicities … Continue reading

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What Black student perceptions can fuel violence in schools?

In a recent article, a South Carolina school security officer has allegedly physically abused a student in the classroom which has prompted a national debate regarding violence in schools. Black student discipline has become the focal point of much legislation … Continue reading

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How can the Obama administration help Black students with standardized testing?

In a recent article, the Obama administration is entertaining the thought of reducing standardized testing as a requirement for No Child Left Behind. No Child Left Behind is a failed attempt at equalizing the playing field for schools, teachers, and … Continue reading

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How does school curriculum perpetrate racism in schools?

In a recent article, a California teacher refuses to teach Shakespeare as part of the school curriculum. Shakespeare is a tradition that is held in high esteem amongst many English teachers. Many of the aspects of the school curriculum deemphasize … Continue reading

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How does the opt-out movement fuel racism in education?

In a recent article, parents, students, and teachers have united against taking or administering high-stakes testing through an opt-out movement which could continue to fuel racism in education. The movement seems to present an alternative to accountability that is necessary … Continue reading

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