Standardized Testing: A Race to Nowhere

Race To Nowhere is an excellent description of the standardized testing movement. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, increased the role of the federal government in public education and also expanded the role of standardized testing. This morning, I had a conversation with another educator who was ending a California State Testing week. […]

Outsource and Privatize Los Angeles Schools Obama's Plan to Get Rid of Union Teachers

Glenn Ford writes on his Black Agenda Radio commentary that in an ideological effort to attack Los Angeles teachers the city school board has voted to transfer one-third of its schools to private hands. Ford calls this ‘Corporate outsourcing now passes as education policy.’ Obama’s ploy may be the biggest one-time giveaway of public school […]