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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 disciplines�often with shifting meanings�and they will...
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NCLB Outrages

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


NCLB Cartoon

The Working Poor: College Profs

Jim Hightower writes about this:

http://www.hightowerlowdown.org/node/3627#.U1HJd1cvmAY

INDEX OF NCLB CARTOONS


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