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The war on testing – NYPost.com

I don’t care for use of the term, “war on…” but I don’t write the headers for my column. We should honor the sacrifice of the men and women killed, maimed and injured in real wars.  In today’s OpEd column, … Continue reading

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What Everyone Missed on the Pineapple Question | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

Since I am not prone to say, “I told you, so!” I’ll let Time magazine’s Andrew Rotherham tell you why I was right to take the Daily News, Ken Jennings and State Ed Commissioner John King to task over pineapplegate. … Continue reading

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Talking Pineapples and Test Bashing

This past weekend, I read with great annoyance of the so-called Pineapple-gate” and the resulting weeklong standardized test-bashing echo chamber. Critics were calling for the trashing of the recent 8th grade ELA exam because of a nonsensical passage and questions … Continue reading

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