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Gov. Brownback's plan to post teachers' rankings causes outcry; GOP senator describes plan as 'toxic'
<br><span class="red">These political decisions to tie teacher ratings to student test scores--and make them public-- are so common that by now they hardly register. When will some teacher group put up a real fight?</span> <br> <br> <br><b>By Scott Rothschild</b> <br> <b... [MORE]

LJ World

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      Cyber attacks paralyze state math and reading tests
      <br> <br><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> I don't think this is an April Fool's prank story. I'm tempted to post it as Good News, as in <i>test maker's misery is my joy</i>. But I'll restrain myself. <br> <br>Do you really think foreign entities care about Kansas tests? <br> <br>Maybe Smarte... [MORE]

      — Celia Llopis-Jepsen
      Topeka Capital-Journal

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        Film Raises Concerns About Military Recruiters' Access to Student Data
        <br><span class="red">Kudos to these students for undertaking the responsibility that belongs to adults--protecting our youth.</span> <br> <br><b>Matt Purple</b> <br> <br> <br>(CNSNews.com) - A new documentary screened on Capitol Hill this week accused military recruiters ... [MORE]

        — >Matt Purple

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        Kansas School Chief Defends NCLB

        Ohanian Comment: Compare this attitude toward NCLB with that of Illinois administrators:


        Public schools in Missouri likely will not do as well as those in Kansas at mee... [MORE]

        — Kevin Murphy
        Kansas City Star
        Failing Missouri schools likely to top number in Kansas, chief says

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          Special Ed Rule Makes It Harder To Reach Goals

          Kay's Comment: We hear it over and over, loud and clear. The subgroups of ELL learners and students with special needs are causing schools to fail to meet their AYP goals and this must be changed. One contributor to this article also comments that retaining and recruiting qualified teachers is becoming more... [MORE]

          — Amy Conkling
          The Hutchinson News

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