There is absolutely NO reason to keep testing the proficiency of our students year after year if the results do not lead to reform.
Governor Brown stands at a crossroads. Will he challenge the “education establishment” to “step up”? Or will he continue to support the “experts” -- his powerful political ally, the California Teachers Association – allowing our children to remain ranked 44th of 50?
Elected member of Campbell school board told me she couldn’t “tell” me “what Common Core is” except to say it had something to do with more oral communication, more oral reports delivered by the kids in front of their classmates. Common Core begins in August,2013 - Amazing! Unbelievable! Scary!