It’s The Common Core, Stupid

You got it! Now we just need other parents to get it!

kavips

The Delaware Board of Education meeting yesterday was full of controversy and shock….. For one, we are all in shock at the apparent direction which these little kids running the Delaware Department of Education are taking us. The first kid was Mark Murphy. The second was Penny Schwinn.

First, Mark Murphy expressed disdain that teachers were not being beaten up enough in their evaluations. People have to be cheating he postulated.  There is no way all teachers can be effective he stated.  And that shows impetuousness. Because in truth, there is.  You measure student growth.  You take a test in the beginning and you take a test in the middle, and those who don’t pass the middle test, get to try again in the spring.  Then, you rate those teachers on how their students did.  And since the students seemed to do well, the teachers did well as well.  

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