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Student Goals = Growth in Test Scores? Is This the New Normal?

The staff discussed the goals our students need to meet in order to

be successful by the end of the year.

The goals we are trying to get our children to achieve.

The goals we are striving for and want our students to attain.

You know what the goals are?READ MORE




Dear Standardized Testing…

Standardized Testing

Dear Standardized Testing,

I hate you. Yes, I know I wasn’t raised that way. My Mom told me that hate was a strong word, and that I shouldn’t use it. But there is no other word strong enough for the way I feel about you.

Why, you ask? You are only doing your job, you say? You hold teachers accountable? Make sure that they are doing their jobs well? Not allowing us to slack off the way those powerful teachers’ unions allow us to?READ MORE…

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