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Tag: Student Assessment

Privilege, Test Scores, and High Expectations
By Michael Diedrich March 11, 2014
Lessons from Saint Paul Teachers
By Michael Diedrich March 04, 2014
Why Does the Common Core Make People So Mad?
By Michael Diedrich January 14, 2014
A Student, Two Teachers and the Limits of Test-Based Education
By Michael Diedrich December 03, 2013
So Much Data, So Little Information
By Michael Diedrich November 19, 2013
Grading on a Twisted Curve
By Michael Diedrich October 22, 2013
Who Questions the Test Questioners?
By Michael Diedrich October 10, 2013
Why the Accountability Scandals Matter
By Michael Diedrich September 10, 2013
National Perspective on MN Test Score Gap
By Caroline Hooper, Guest Commentary May 13, 2013
Tuesday Talk: How much ed funding is enough?
By Joe Sheeran May 29, 2012
“Miracle Schools” and Unweaving Rainbows
By Michael J. Diedrich April 17, 2012
On the Containing of Multitudes
By Michael J. Diedrich March 14, 2012
Testing Out of Control
By Michael J. Diedrich February 29, 2012
Aiming Higher
By Michael J. Diedrich February 15, 2012
The State of Education
By Michael J. Diedrich January 25, 2012
Tuesday Talk: What’s the role of testing?
By Joe Sheeran January 10, 2012
The Data We Deserve
By Michael J. Diedrich January 04, 2012
No Silver Bullets or Superheroes
By Michael J. Diedrich December 07, 2011
The Achievement Gap is a Middle Class Issue
By Michael J. Diedrich November 30, 2011
Cassellius Gets It Right
By Michael J. Diedrich November 09, 2011
Minnesota Rising to Early Childhood Education Challenge
By Michael J. Diedrich October 26, 2011
Solid NCLB Alternatives Don’t Have to Be Fictional
By Michael J. Diedrich October 05, 2011
NCLB Alternatives: The Conservative Plan
By Michael J. Diedrich September 27, 2011
NCLB Alternatives: The Obama Plan
By Michael J. Diedrich September 26, 2011
Making Sense of Standards
By Michael J. Diedrich September 14, 2011
Packing Up the Chessboard
By Michael J. Diedrich August 31, 2011
The Student Shuffle
By Michael J. Diedrich August 24, 2011
What Do the MCAs Measure?
By Michael J. Diedrich August 09, 2011
Educators vs. Economists
By Michael J. Diedrich July 20, 2011
VIDEO: Enough Teaching to the Test
By Tom Niemisto June 09, 2011
These Tests Stink
By Kaye Thompson Peters June 02, 2011
“Teaching Quality” and “Teacher Quality” Aren’t Synonyms
By Kaye Thompson Peters April 21, 2011
Professional Learning Communities: Making Students and Teachers Better
By Valerie Ong April 13, 2011
My Bubble Sheets’ Flaws
By Kaye Thompson Peters April 07, 2011
The Principal’s Perspective
By Valerie Ong March 03, 2011
Widen Science Education Opportunities
By Kari J. Dombrovski-Dresow, Guest Commentary December 15, 2010
VIDEO: Is Testing the Answer?
By January 20, 2010
Research Shows Key NCLB Provision Not Helping Students
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 15, 2009
A Better Education Accountability System
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 11, 2009
ACT Participation Not Reflecting Minnesota Students
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 18, 2009
NCLB Again Distorts Student Progress
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 11, 2009
Innovation Deferred is Innovation Denied
By Laura Huiras, Undergraduate Research Fellow July 31, 2009
After the Test
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow July 06, 2009
Information Regurgitation: Minnesota Students Deserve Better
By DeShawn Woods, guest commentary June 30, 2009
Minnesota's Tests: Are They Really Worth the Trouble?
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow April 08, 2009
Another Example of How the No Child Left Behind Law is Bogus
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow March 25, 2009
NCLB Sets Students up to Fail
By Laurie Knapp, guest commentary March 19, 2009
Diploma Trouble on the Horizon
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 18, 2009
Education Standards neither Met nor Paid
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 02, 2009
Serious Concerns Voiced About GRAD Tests
By John Fitzgerald November 19, 2008
St. Paul Science Success
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow October 02, 2008
Excellent News Today, A Warning for Tomorrow
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow August 19, 2008
NCLB Test Results: Bogus Results for a Misguided Program
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow July 02, 2008
Test Freedom Day: Let the School Bells Ring
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow April 24, 2008
A Better Way to Assess Students
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow February 06, 2008
Science Scores Show Bruise on Education's Apple
By John Fitzgerald, Education Policy Fellow September 05, 2007
Why Can't Jenny Write?
By Elizabeth Shirek, Undergraduate Research Fellow August 15, 2007