Tag Archives: Reign of Error

Where in all of this testing is a benefit for students?

Dear Bill and Melinda, Below, one of our readers responds to our blog post “My name is Andrea Rediske, and I am Ethan Rediske’s mother. Please Pass #EthansAct! #EyesOnDOE“ “The tests given to our children claim to be criterion referenced meaning … Continue reading

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Teachers, Parents, and Children: Be Very Afraid of the Grand High Corporate Reformer, Melinda Gates

Grand High Witch: Witches of England  Teachers of the US… You are a disgrace! Miserable witches teachers… You are good-for-nothing worms! Everywhere I look, I see the repulsive sight of hundreds, thousands of revolting little children… I ask you! [points] Grand High … Continue reading

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It’s My Anniversary, But I Won’t Stop Fighting Your Reforms Until the Sun Sets on Your #ReignOfError

Dear Bill and Melinda, It’s my 20th wedding anniversary today, but on a day when I ought to be celebrating — just like every day — I found myself talking to my husband about the damages of your corporate reforms. … Continue reading

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US Department of Pearson: Thinking the unthinkable: Why Bill Gates and Arne Duncan need to go

Dear Bill and Arne, We’ve written a story that is unthinkable.  Or is it?  We discovered you and Steve may be bowing out of Microsoft entirely, but will you and Arne bow out of the DOE too?  Who will replace … Continue reading

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Bill and Melinda, Time to Hit “Control + Alt + Delete” and The Fierce Urgency of Now

Dear Bill and Melinda, One of the most dangerous and hypocritical conversations I have heard is your recent interview at Harvard University, as noted by your critic at the Washington Post’s The Answer Sheet, Valerie Strauss. [watch video below] In this interview, … Continue reading

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Formal Open Invitation for an Interview and Attendance to Diane Ravitch’s Seattle Book Tour Event

Dear Bill and Melinda, I am writing Re: A formal invitation to listen to Diane Ravitch speak about her new book and to invite you to join me for an interview about Diane’s new book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of … Continue reading

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