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Epic Pearson Failure in Florida During State-Wide Testing, Blames Someone Else

From the Associated Press: TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Testing was suspended Tuesday in several districts across Florida after students were unable to take the state’s standardized assessment because of a computer glitch. In a letter to the testing contractor, Education Commissioner … Continue reading

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Red States Looking to Dump Common Core, So Where’s Jeb Bush Now?

Via Shane Vander Hart has this from Restore Oklahoma Public Education: The “Resolution To Protect Oklahoma’s Education System” was passed today (January 18, 2014) by the Oklahoma GOP Committee during their regular meeting. This resolution records the will of the … Continue reading

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Oklahoma – A Jeb Bush Chiefs For Change State – Drops Out of PARCC

The first of Jeb Bush’s vaunted Chiefs for Change has made the decision to drop from the controversial PARCC testing consortium. Andrea Eger tells us this in Tulsa World: State Superintendent Janet Barresi announced Monday that she is withdrawing Oklahoma from … Continue reading

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Another Bush Chief For Change, Another Misinformation Campaign

It appears that another one of Bush’s Chiefs for Change, Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi, is on a similar state-wide tour to advance another Bush policy. And like Robinson in Florida last year, Barresi is spinning to protect his agenda. From … Continue reading

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The Bush Foundation’s “Air Cover” Hack and Flack

Reporters across the nation are sifting through the emails which In the Public Interest released two weeks ago. It’s that drip, drip, drip you hear. Now this Associated Press story about contacts Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE) … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Parents Don’t Like Jeb Bush’s Florida Model

From Tulsa World reporter Kim Archer: JENKS – Tulsa-area parents told legislators Friday that the state’s A to F grades for all Oklahoma schools should be retracted in light of a report slamming the validity of the school report card … Continue reading

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