Tag Archives: CCSS Testing

Common Core Tests: Educational Malpractice for Students with Special Needs

Dear Mr. and Mrs Gates: This is what is gong on in every county across the country as students with disabilities are forced to take tests they are not yet ready for and have not learned the content: In about … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 from 2013, but Bill Gates is Still Not Making Nice with Teachers

Dear Bill and Melinda, As 2013 comes to a close, we thought we would highlight the top 10 posts on Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates that most resonated with teachers and parents this year. Due to your continued silence, we … Continue reading

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Mr.and Mrs. Gates: This experiment should be put to rest for once and for all…

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Gates, For years now, you have joined forces with Michelle Rhee to drive and enact your education reform agenda. The cornerstone of this agenda states that the greatest single factor effecting student achievement is to place a … Continue reading

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