Posts Tagged: Rise Against

BustED Pencils Trending News: Community Heard; Trouble Painted; Uh-oh

Less testing AND listening to the community?!  Wow WV Department Of Education Suggests Dropping Common Core Standards, Replacing Them   A trouble picture painted. What could be wrong with a “community school” model? Overturn broad authority! Uh-oh!! Effort to curb schools superintendent’s powers goes before Wisconsin Supreme Court Get BustED Pencils Trending News… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Less; Squashed; Ass Backwards

“Less school, (way) more play” 5 Reasons Finland Has More Effective Schools Than The U.S.   Freedom and creativity in the classroom squashed by drilling and excessive state Standards testing. Burnt out: teachers overwhelmed and resigning   If this isn’t ass backwards… IEPs Must Be Aligned to Grade-Level Standards, Says New Federal Guidance… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Bloody Murder; Sick; Core of the Common SURVEY

“…cry bloody murder to your school board!” Author on Common Core: ‘A Comprehensive Dumbing Down of American Education at Every Level’   Elaine Cox, M. D. says it so eloquently, “Perhaps supporting our teachers to find professional fulfillment in educating students, rather than teaching to the test, will allow their enthusiasm for knowledge to shine… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: L.A. students cut in half; Principles?; Cutting Cramming

    Broad and Walton plan to move half of L.A. students into charter schools over the next 8 years!  Good night John-boy!! Walton foundation sustains local funding for Teach For America with new grant Principals without Principles! NYC Public Schools: Money Over Age Cramming and cutting… More than 11,000 school staff members are ‘missing’… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Life Limits; Attacked; Futile

  The same, with the same at the same.  SAY WHAT?! Diploma Options for Students with Developmental Disabilities Harsh is an understatement! CSCU asks faculty for ‘unprecedented’ givebacks   Chanel M. Quintero (New York) puts the word “special” to a whole new level!  Her commitment to her “other babies” is to be applauded.  Way to bust… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Must Win; Profit not CHILD; Suspension King

Go Michigan Department of ED! Critical thinking and creativity over memorizing facts and filling in bubbles!  Way to BUST SOME PENCILS!!  (Confetti shower please) In teaching versus testing, teaching must win Melinda Gates said “Parents rightfully said, ‘Oh my gosh, a new test,” – Really Melinda?!!  I believe it was more like “What the… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Duncan dunked; Bye Bye Standardized; Busting Pencils

  Deputy Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., Really?!! Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down Standardized tests SAT/ACT on the way out, good students are in!  Bye Bye Standardized. What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores   Schools being creative in spite of Standardized testing!  This is what happens… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: 3 to go; “Avoidable” he says; Only one; Reconstituted; Hate school

  Jesse Turner‎Children are more than test scores 1 hr · Three miles from DC, three miles to turn this candle into a fire of humanity that takes back childhood for 53 million children being abused by the inhumane policies of test and punish. I have been on this road long enough that my every… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WALKING MAN; Crappy Alec!; Retaliation?; Busting pencils

      COUNT DOWN – 10 days until… Jesse is Walking to Washington, DC   LIVE SHOW with Jesse Turner on THIS SUNDAY at 5:00pm central time   Crappy Creepy Alec, enough said. Meet the Latest Secret Free-Market Group That Wants to Take Over Your Public School Serious educational issues in… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Lied To, Jailing Teachers, Heart Strings

  Common core causing a lot of upset in Ohio. URGENT – You Are Being Lied To – Read What’s Really in the Law   Scapegoats for a broken system is EXACTLY right.  What was Michelle Rhee’s punishment??? Hmmm Why Jailing Cheating Teachers Probably Won’t Help America’s Kids;_ylt=A0LEVr.E0jFV7bUAyyEPxQt.   Hold onto your heart,… Read more »