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Should Elementary Teachers Learn How To Teach Reading or Just Wing It?

...and its pedagogy in the name of social justice (or “inquiry”). Alternatives to dysfunctional institutions must be created.   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of......

https://newbostonpost.com/2019/01/09/should-elementary-teachers-learn-how-to-teach-reading-or-just-wing-it/

New Pioneer Report Right on Common Core Damage, But Massachusetts Still Needs Standards-Based Reforms in Education

...because of Common Core’s English language arts and reading standards. See, for example, what English teachers in Arkansas assigned in Grades 9, 10, and 11 in a study by Sandra Stotsky,......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/11/26/new-pioneer-report-right-on-common-core-damage-but-massachusetts-still-needs-standards-based-reforms-in-education/

Why We Don’t Learn Much from (the Few) Effective Education Policies or Programs

...show us effective policies and programs in their place?   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is professor of education emerita......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/10/17/why-we-dont-learn-much-from-the-few-effective-education-policies-or-programs/

How To Become Secretary of Education Without Really Doing Anything

...among his undocumented recollections.   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is professor of education emerita at the University of Arkansas.......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/08/25/how-to-become-secretary-of-education-without-really-doing-anything/

Why Aren’t Magnet Schools More on Educrats’ Radar?

...them still exists. Perhaps they deserve more attention as concerns about a “resegregated” school system in Boston arise.   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education,......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/08/15/why-arent-magnet-schools-more-on-educrats-radar/

When You Set Lousy Goals in Education, You Get Lousy Results

...the views of the parents of students in our schools, instead of catering to those with blinkers on about what is happening in them.   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/07/09/when-you-set-lousy-goals-in-education-you-get-lousy-results/

Want To Empower Parents in Public Education?  Here Are the Bureaucracies That Have To Go

...teachers in its local schools what good standards and tests looked like.  Why keep an outdated and arrogant board in place?   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/06/09/want-to-empower-parents-in-public-education-here-are-the-bureaucracies-that-have-to-go/

Is Common Core Racist?  Check Out The Results

...less from disadvantaged groups, why isn’t that racism?   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is professor of education emerita at the......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/05/09/is-common-core-racist-check-out-the-results/

Why Educational Policies Fail:  The Elephant in the Family Room

...of educational outcomes have not worked and what the elephant in the room is.   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/05/03/why-educational-policies-fail-the-elephant-in-the-family-room/

Time for Feds To Come Clean on ‘Nation’s Report Card’ Tests

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?, a Latin phrase found in the work of the Roman poet Juvenal, is commonly used to refer to the problem of how one monitors the actions of......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/04/10/time-for-feds-to-come-clean-on-nations-report-card-tests/

Should Local Taxpayers Pay for an Incoherent English Curriculum?

...other teachers and school administrators? Or would the students be better off just studying math?   Sandra Stotsky, former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education,......

https://newbostonpost.com/2018/03/28/should-local-taxpayers-pay-for-an-incoherent-english-curriculum/