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I was a starry-eyed teacher from New Jersey. Now I work for Philadelphia Public Schools.

Archive for August, 2010

American Schools on trial, found guilty

Posted by aphillieteacher on August 29, 2010

I hope all of you will watch this when it comes out. I certainly will.

Most offensive/frightening is the white-knuckle scene showing families waiting to hear if their child wins a seat in a charter school.

Do we ALL give students a “really crappy” education (as they describe it in the clip)?

And is it — once again — all the teachers’ faults?


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The ONion hosts a discussion on standardized testing ;)

Posted by aphillieteacher on August 27, 2010

Click below for a discussion that we have all weighed in on:

In The Know: Are Tests Biased Against Students Who Don’t Give A Shit?

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Protected: A Week of PD (professional development)

Posted by aphillieteacher on August 5, 2010

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