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CONNECT THE DOTS: Competency-Based Education, Digitized Instruction, Data Mining, The Vanishing Teacher, and Profit

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Change through Disaster
Change through Disaster
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A MUST READ: Democracy and income equality depend upon  EDUCATION. This, must be stopped!'  Ravitch helps  parents  in Florida, to 'sound the alarm re the COMPLETE DESTRUCTION of our public schools, which is CLOSER than you think. '  It IS NOT JUST  'FLORIDA'S 'accountabaloney' system which is deeply entangled in this move to CBE --  Competency Based Education. 'Schools and teachers must be labeled as failing, otherwise there is no political will to completely overhaul them. Years of underfunding public schools has hastened their demise. Voucher programs highlight the concocted need for students to flee failing schools while nothing is done towards funding needed public school improvements. State mandated remediation programs have brought CBE and data mining into our classrooms.' See linked videos and a  must  read list. 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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