Category Archives: Testing

Our Education System Is Failing

It seems to me…. “We will fiercely challenge those forces within the education establishment who impede innovation in our schools and who protect and defend inequality and institutional failure.” ~ Campbell Brown[1]. Anyone realistically evaluating the U.S. educational system would … Continue reading

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Low Educational Attainment

It seems to me…. “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” ~ Solomon Ortiz[1]. In the most recent PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) report, U.S. students … Continue reading

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Education Meets Austerity

It seems to me…. “The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.” ~ Bernie Sanders. While there are … Continue reading

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Education and Testing

It seems to me…. “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” ~ John Cotton Dana. The U.S. system of education and training is inadequate in the new global environment. Technology by itself is not the panacea to educational … Continue reading

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Educational Standards

It seems to me… “Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.”  ~ Mark Twain. With 35 out of the 50 top research universities in the world, U.S. colleges and … Continue reading

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Educational Technology

It seems to me… “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”  ~ John F. Kennedy. There has been relatively little change in teaching methodology since the introduction of the blackboard in 1801.  Teachers … Continue reading

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Don’t Reduce Educational Support

It seems to me… “Education is a progressive discovery of your own ignorance.”  ~ Will Durant. Everyone believes the U.S. education system needs improvement.  Still, nothing ever changes and our system continues its decline when compared to other nations.  How … Continue reading

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