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Congress Suspending the Rules ...

Nov 13, 2017 by

Bill to be heard this week. Contact your Congressman now. Cheri Kiesecker – CALL YOUR HOUSE of REPRESENTATIVES MONDAY, see...

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Weren’t National Standards/Ass...

Nov 6, 2017 by

It hasn’t happened: LOOK AT THE DATA or the search for ELUSIVE EQUITY Gretchen Logue –   Parents have been told for...

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USDoE’s Digital Promise and Fa...

Oct 31, 2017 by

and Gates funded DQC group is lobbying Congress to weaken FERPA, again. Cheri Kiesecker – Trick or treat Two-fer today. The...

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Lack of math fluency is the re...

Oct 4, 2017 by

Anne Gassel – The Springfield News Leader paper  published a Missouri math educator’s opinion on how to teach math in K-12...

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School technology not deliveri...

Oct 1, 2017 by

Anne Gassel – The difference between promise and delivery for technology in the classroom today is causing teachers to have to...

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A look at the questionnaire gi...

Sep 17, 2017 by

The College Board says it’s optional, do ALL students and parents know that? Cheri Kiesecker – Snapshot of College...

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Are Schools Allowing Edtech So...

Aug 31, 2017 by

Cheri Kiesecker – Everything you do online is measured; this data (or meta data) can be tracked, and can be sold and...

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Jeb Bush says, “Parents know b...

May 26, 2017 by

Does that mean PARENTS can choose schools without Common Core standards, tests, data? If parents know best, why not let PARENTS...

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Creepy Twitter & Student ...

May 22, 2017 by

Gretchen Logue – Are you a Twitter user?  If so, you might want to check out the new data gathering Twitter wants to do with...

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This Baby Will Be Ready to Tac...

Apr 10, 2017 by

Gretchen Logue – From http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/04/tennis/gallery/micaela-bryan-baby-twitter-tennis/index.html  ...

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Is Chester Finn *Really* Surpr...

Apr 2, 2017 by

Gretchen Logue – He Was Warned About that Reality & Cause/Effect of CCSS in 2010. When everybody is supposed to go to...

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President Trump: It’s Time to ...

Mar 20, 2017 by

Gretchen Logue – President Trump is set to meet with Bill Gates on Monday, March 20, according  to The Hill: White House press...

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Connecticut legislators don’t ...

Mar 6, 2017 by

Connecticut passed a student data privacy and transparency bill, Public Act 189,  in 2016. The bill adopted common sense policies...

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Betsy DeVos wins. Will Common ...

Feb 10, 2017 by

Cheri Kiesecker – Betsy DeVos, is our new US Secretary of Education, by one historic, tie-breaking vote. We owe her some...

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Note to Common Core/ESSA Propo...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Gretchen Logue – The MEW January 1, 2015 article recently appeared in Facebook memories.  You can find it here.  It might as...

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Opening a charter school witho...

Dec 23, 2016 by

Cheri Kiesecker – This is not about whether you are a fan of charter schools or choice. This is, however, an interesting case...

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Why is a Missouri Teacher of t...

Dec 13, 2016 by

Gretchen Logue – Should the primary support for appropriate special education be to find educational alternatives to public...

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Who is advertising student dat...

Nov 8, 2016 by

Cheri Kiesecker – We live in a world where millions of bits of data about a person are collected and shared invisibly and your...

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Controlling schools through fe...

Sep 23, 2016 by

Anne Gassel – Here in Missouri the original and continued push against Common Core was based on the governance structure being...

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Follow the Money: Does it lead...

Sep 7, 2016 by

Cheri Kiesecker – Is money from other countries shaping American education policy? Do you ever wonder what’s driving this...

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