Dr. Stotsky defends MA education standards on ‘BUR

Dr. Sandra Stotsky, member of the MA Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, takes on former Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tom Payzant and argues persuasively that the national standards’ focus on skills rather than content makes them weaker than the standards and assessment system MA already has in place: http://www.wbur.org/2010/07/19… As Dr. Stotsky states, the MA Board of Education has…

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William Keating

( – promoted by Mike “DD4RP” Rossettie) William R. Keating is running against Robert A. O’Leary for the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts’s 10th Congressional District.  The only problem for Keating when deciding whether to run for the seat was that he did not actually live in the 10th district.   The current holder of the seat, William D. Delahunt, decided…

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No, the national Education standards will NOT measure up to ours!

Pioneer Institute and California’s Pacific Research Institute just released a joint press release: “National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade, Academic Standards in Massachusetts and California Remain Significantly Better

Than the Proposed Common Core Standards” Here are some snippets:
“The findings of this analysis should give pause to those in California and in other high-standard states who want to rush…

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