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Stupidity and Child Abuse Increases in Hartford

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Test Evolved From Helpful Tool, Says Educator, To `High-Stakes, Die-On-Your-Sword Exam'

br>The annual Connecticut Mastery Test is always a source of stress for the state's public schools, but there's an extra sense of urgency this year in what Hartford's superintendent is ... [MORE]

— Rachel Gottlieb & Robert A. Frahm
staff writers
Hartford Courant
Mastery Test Grilling Heats Up
September 19 2002

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      UConn's Neag School of Education aligns with faux 'Educators 4 Excellence' reform group
      <br><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> Jonathan Pelto has put a lot of work into research this outfit. I'd just say "Kudos" and add that if you click on the website provided by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the organization to which they gave money to give birth to this outfit in 2010, you end up at Stand For Childre... [MORE]

      — Jonathan Pelto with Ohanian comment
      Wait What?/ blog

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        NCLB Causes Trouble in Connecticut

        More than half the state's 180 public high schools could wind up on a U.S. government academic warning list partly because of a new deadline that state officials said unfairly penalizes some schools.

        State officials will produce the list this month - months earlier than originally planned - to comply with President Bush's edu... [MORE]

        — Robert H. Frahm
        staff writer
        Hartford Courant
        Federal Act Puts Squeeze On Schools
        June 5, 2003

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        Blumenthal Continues NCLB Fight
        TORRINGTON - State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is
        taking the federal government to court and asking the state’s
        school districts to support him.

        "We are suing the federal government regarding the No Child
        Left Behind unfunded mandates," Blumenthal said Friday
        afternoon after addressing the Litchfield Hill... [MORE]

        — Charles W. Kim
        The Register Citizen

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        CMTs Are Essential Measures
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        A Class Struggle: City Inclusion Effort Brings Serious Problems

        Ohanian Comment: This just breaks my heart--and infuriates me. I fought this battle for many years. Some children need special consideration. Doesn't that sound like a truism? I wrote a book about my experiences in a middle school that instituted wholesale mainstreaming. Caught in the Middle: Nonstandard Kids and a K... [MORE]

        — Rachel Gottlieb
        Hartford Courant

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