Pearson, Global Educational Reform Movement (GERM)

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politico.com
Pearson education

washingtonpost.com
How germ is infecting schools around the world

libn.com
Exclusive: Uncommon costs

dianeravitch.net
Pearson plans to reinvent testing

heartland.org
Gates and Pearson partner to reap tens of millions from common core

huffingtonpost.com
Pearson education – Who are these people?

orwellianeye.com
New World Order…school test teaches kids: “commands of government officials must be obeyed by all”

dianeravitch.net
Global education reform movement

dianeravitch.net
Pearson

standupforkids.org.nz
Fight the GERM

pageturn.co.uk
Preparing for a Renaissance in Assessment

gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com
This Article May Be Illegal – Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing

tea.texas.gov
STAAR Released Test Questions

parcc.pearson.com
PARCC practice test

Early Childhood (Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st grade)

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huffingtonpost.com
Pre-K, Kinder: Are we sending our children to ‘school’ too soon

washingtonpost.com
The trouble with calls for universal high quality pre-k

washingtonpost.com
A really scary headline about kindergartners

washingtonpost.com
‘This really isn’t kindergarten anymore’

bostonglobe.com
Will common core lead to joyless kindergarten

washingtonpost.com
Report debunks ‘earlier is better’ academic instruction for young children

washingtonpost.com
Kindergarten teacher: My job is now about tests and data — not children. I quit.

dianeravitch.net
Oh no, virtual classes for toddlers

dianeravitch.net
My first grade students take too many tests

dianeravitch.net
Teacher: Common core is turning first grade into a nightmare

blogs.edweek.org
Head Start Advantages Mostly Gone by 3rd Grade, Study Finds

nytimes.com
Let the Kids Learn Through Play

dianeravitch.net
Kindergarten Nightmare in Georgia

shankerinstitute.org
Onboard The Early Childhood Express Train, But Let’s Shift Tracks

 

 

Teach For America (TFA)

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slate.com
Why I Stopped Writing Recommendation Letters for Teach for America

harvardmagazine.com
Is teach for america good for america

thecrimson.com
Don’t teach for america

washingtonpost.com
Students ask harvard university to cut ties with teach for america

washingtonpost.com
A professors encounter with two teach for america recruiters

dailydot.com
Inside the real world of teach for america

cloakinginequity.com
Do you have five minutes to understand whether teach for america is effective

thenation.com
This Is What Happens When You Criticize Teach for America

amren.com
Teach for America Splits the Multiculti Left

dianeravitch.net
Teach for America in Denver

disdblog.com
Teach for America and Dallas ISD – Special Delivery

theatlantic.com
I Quit Teach for America: Five weeks of training was not enough to prepare me for a room of 20 unruly elementary-schoolers.

tn.chalkbeat.org
Teach for America to reduce its classroom placements in Memphis

Dallas, We Have a Problem

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dianeravitch.net
Dallas: What the Sam Hill is Going on in Dallas

parentsacrossamerica.org
How to tell if your school district is infected by the broad virus

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD senior managers broke rules to build team preliminary audit finds

dallasnews.com
Former DISD chief financial officer warned (Mike Miles) about spending

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD teachers seek help after student suicide attempts

youtube.com
Fired DISD teachers want jobs back

dfw.cbslocal.com
Mass exodus of DISD teachers, end of year vacancies double

kenyaskeys.wordpress.com
Why Are the Really Good Teachers in Dallas Resigning?

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Tod Robberson: Dallas ISD’s Mike Miles ‘is irresponsible and outright wrong’ in faulting teachers for district’s problems

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Investigation finds that Dallas ISD superintendent Mike Miles violated district policy and helped craft an administrator’s resignation letter that bashed his bosses

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD superintendent Mike Miles violated policies and could face termination an independent investigation finds

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Former Dallas ISD administrator Jerome Oberlton sentenced to 41 months in federal prison

educationblog.dallasnews.com
DISD’s new communications chief (Jennifer Sprague) had some, eh, communications issues at her first board meeting

bizjournals.com
Rebecca Rodriguez becomes latest to leave DISD cabinet

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles concedes mistakes, says he is open to readjusting salaries for top executives

dallasnews.com
Record number of Dallas ISD administrators make more than $100,000, analysis shows

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD trustees discuss concerns with new teacher evaluation

dallasnews.com
Audit raises questions about validity of Dallas ISD graduation rate

dallasobserver.com
Anita Connally Got Dallas ISD to Crack Down on Sports Corruption, and Then She Got Fired

courthousenews.com
Athletics Scandal Roils Dallas Schools

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD fires top investigator for violations that it won’t detail

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Deputy chief internal auditor Don Smith, who oversaw Dallas ISD investigations, is fired

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD suspends 2 over cleaning at schools affected by Ebola case

disdblog.com
TFA, Dallas ISD, Colonial Cronyism and the New Jim Crow

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Trustee Bernadette Nutall: Mike Miles accused her of trespassing, removed from Dade Middle School

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Video: Trustee Bernadette Nutall physically removed from school by Dallas ISD police

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Mike Miles wants investigation into trustee Bernadette Nutall former Dallas ISD administrator (Sylvia Reyna) says

dallasnews.com
Report clears Dallas ISD trustee Bernadette Nutall of wrongdoing

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Petition by Dallas ISD student: Mike Miles, you have ruined teaching

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas attorney says Superintendent Mike Miles encouraged him to run against Bernadette Nutall

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD teachers and parents demand removal of Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD review finds possible bullying, retaliation in HR department

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Read excerpts of messages sent by Dallas ISD HR officials

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Human resources scandal is part of a bigger mess at DISD

dallasnews.com
Instant messages raise concerns about $6.4M for new teachers

dallasnews.com
Two fired Dallas ISD employees say they may have been scapegoats

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD officials deny misleading trustees in hiring request

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD has paid $570,000 in separation agreements to administrators under Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
TEA faults dallas isd for poor background check process

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Read the TEA report on violations found in Dallas ISD’s background check process

dallasnews.com
3 Dallas ISD trustees want to discuss firing Superintendent Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD launches effort to improve six struggling schools

disdblog.com
DISD’s ACE Schools Kick Weak Kids in the Teeth

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD personnel executive charged with assaulting employee after firing her

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD’s 2012 Principal of the Year leaving for charter school

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Popular Dallas ISD principal at Rosemont Elementary to lose her job

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD trustees face off again over Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
Miles says school underperforms, but parents plead for principal

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD scores dip on STAAR reading exams taken in English

dallasnews.com
3 Dallas ISD trustees sue board president over superintendent meeting

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Judge orders Dallas ISD board president to call special meeting Friday about Mike Miles

scribd.com
Dallas ISD trustee lawsuit

dallasnews.com
Judge’s ruling paves way for vote on Miles’ future in Dallas ISD

scribd.com
Judge Ginsberg ruling on Dallas ISD meeting

wfaa.com
Records: DISD HR investigation was completed, not released

dallasnews.com
Dade Middle School getting its 5th principal in four years

disdblog.com
Boot Camps, Falling Scores, Fired Principals and Higher Taxes in DISD

youtube.com
Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Called Board Meeting – May 1, 2015

dallasnews.com
Vote to fire Miles fails, but Dallas ISD trustees issue ‘letter of concern’

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is hanging on by a thread

dallasnews.com
Fewer Dallas ISD teachers than expected to get top pay ranking

learningcurve.dmagazine.com
Guest Column: Kevin Malonson on the tension between reform, teachers, and kids

dallasnews.com
Dade Middle School opened to much promise, constant turmoil

dallasnews.com
Can Mike Miles pass the test with Dade Middle School?

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD trustees rebuff Miles, vote to keep Rosemont principal, 2 others

dallasnews.com
Little progress seen on Dallas ISD’s STAAR results

educationblog.dallasnews.com
[UPDATED] First look at Dallas ISD 2015 STAAR report: Mostly small changes from last year, several drops from 2012

dallasnews.com
Gap widens between Dallas ISD, state averages on STAAR exams

dianeravitch.net
Broad-Trained Superintendent Mike Miles: No Miracles in Dallas

wfaa.com
Inside Texas Politics: Bernadette Nutall

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD investigation finds top executive engaged in ‘deceptive and dishonest practices’

dallasnews.com
85 job cuts catch Dallas ISD trustees by surprise

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD fires official who’d been accused of sexual harassment

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Check out end-of-course STAAR scores for Dallas ISD and the state

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Despite Imagine 2020, middle schools in South, West Dallas still struggle

educationblog.dallasnews.com
51 schools and counting: Principal changes in Dallas ISD

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Superintendent Mike Miles fires three principals saved by school board

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
DISD, where deceptiveness is no bar to employment

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Miles keeps backing Tonya Sadler Grayson, yet complains of negative news coverage?

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Mike Miles’ double standard on hiring, firing and gauging ‘professional leadership’

schoolarchiveproject.blogspot.com
Title VI Complaint Against DISD (Executive Summary)

wfaa.com
DISD Budget Director Questions Misspent at Risk Funds

wfaa.com
New questions about red ink at Dallas ISD

wfaa.com
85 Dallas ISD employees dismissed after News 8 investigation

wfaa.com
Fresh financial upheaval at DISD

disdblog.com
Cooking the Books in DISD

 

 

 

Destructive Reform Mike Miles Style

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Billy Earl Dade Middle School

dallasnews.com
Dade Middle School opened to much promise, constant turmoil

dallasnews.com
Can Mike Miles pass the test with Dade Middle School?

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dade Middle School students injured after fight at South Dallas campus

dfw.cbslocal.com
Disgusted Dade Middle School Parents Meet With Superintendent

fox4news.com
Fight at Dade Middle School prompts parent questions

dallasnews.com
Meeting with parents at South Dallas’ Dade Middle School gets heated

disdblog.com
In Dallas, Everybody’s an Expert on Schools

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
In wake of brawl, can new principal at Dallas ISD’s Dade MS get student buy-in?

dallasnews.com
Editorial: Time for a real fix for Dade Middle School’s ills

dallasnews.com
Dade Middle School getting its 5th principal in four years

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Trustee Bernadette Nutall: Mike Miles accused her of trespassing, removed from Dade Middle School

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Video: Trustee Bernadette Nutall physically removed from school by Dallas ISD police

fox4news.com
Dallas police investigating child sex crime allegations at Dade Middle

wfaa.com
Exodus continues at troubled Dallas middle school

disdblog.com
When the Levees Broke in Dallas ISD

disdblog.com
Dade Middle School and the New Jim Crow

educationblog.dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD replaces leadership team, 10 teachers at Dade Middle School

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Nutall crossed a line at Dade Middle School

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
We need the dispute between Mike Miles and Bernadette Nutall to end

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
The disgusting, racist anti-Miles flier going around at Dade Middle School in Dallas

disdblog.com
A Better Dallas ISD: Two Ideas We Can Use Today

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Reasons for big change at South Dallas’ Dade Middle School

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Mike Miles: the latest on dade ms and why I’m still backing the superintendent

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
DISD’s Mike Miles must stand firm now to bring change to city schools

disdblog.com
TFA, Dallas ISD, Colonial Cronyism and the New Jim Crow

Petition to Fire Mike Miles

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change.org
Dallas ISD board of trustees: fire Mike Miles

naturalnews.com
How to spot a sociopath – 10 red flags that could save you from being swept under the influence of a charismatic nut job

brainblogger.com
Hitler’s guide to propaganda: the psychology of coercion

dallasnews.com
Bosses more likely to be psycho, UNT researcher finds

disdblog.com
This DISD Teacher Remembers Jim Jones

scribd.com
Dallas Achieves co-chair letter to Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
Why Miles’ market-driven reforms won’t work

dallasnews.com
Dallas ISD student achievement data doesn’t support retaining Mike Miles

dallasnews.com
Miles has demonstrated little progress in the Dallas schools

disdblog.com
Those shiny monkeys

compliancebuilding.com
Ethical integrity leadership – setting the tone from the top

disdblog.com/docs/PDF
Disruptive change – Mike Miles and the crisis in Dallas ISD

disdblog.com/docs/pdf
Digging into data and evidence: Mike Miles, Dallas ISD, and the trickle-down education report

disdblog.com/docs/pdf
The challenge of disruptive leadership in Dallas ISD