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Archive of posts published in the tag: Race to the Top

A tale of two tests

I am very proud of Grosse Pointe North High School. This past spring Jay Matthews and…

Free and reduced lunch is a factor from top to bottom

Standardized test performance is central to almost anything discussed today in education.  Governors across the…

Mix tests, accountability with caution

Today in Grosse Pointe high school students and those all across the state will convene…

The Irony of Obama’s Kalamazoo Visit

President Obama will deliver the commencement address at Kalamazoo Central tonight and his message will be that there are no shortcuts to success – and of course he is right. How ironic that at the height of calls for reform (Prop A, NCLB, Race to the Top) Kalamazoo Central proves that most of that is just noise and excellence is achievable right now.


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