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The New and Improved SAT
by Nathan Burstein
"One big change is in the vocabulary questions, which will no longer include obscure words. Instead, the focus will be on what the College Board calls 'high utility' words that appear in many contexts, in many disciplinesâ��often with shifting meaningsâ��and they will...
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INDEX OF THE EGGPLANT
The Children Left Behind: What happened to the students pushed out by high-stakes testing?
Ohanian Comment: Although the story told here is a Texas story, Nathan makes clear that NCLB and its focus on test scores has done inestimable damage to countless young people nationwide. The 522 probably low scorers on the state test pushed out of high school in Birmingham, Alabama are mentioned in passing. Subscribe...
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INDEX OF NCLB OUTRAGES
NCLB In Your Face
Ask About the Administration's Suggestions to Revise the ESEA
You can borrow Stephen Krashen's fine questions for the Administration. Send them in! Use them for newspaper op eds. Share them with your PTA.
by Kent Williamson, NCTE Executive Director
NCTE members are invited to join Massie Ritsch and Brad Jopp from the U.S. Department of Education and ...
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INDEX OF NCLB IN YOUR FACE
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The Working Poor: College Profs
Jim Hightower writes about this:
INDEX OF NCLB CARTOONS