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NYT: Conservatives May Have a Point About Welfare Dependency

NYT: Conservatives May Have a Point About Welfare Dependency | Improving Rigor | Scoop.it

In an eyebrow raising article, liberal New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof offered a startling concession: “This is painful for a liberal to admit, but conservatives have a point when they suggest that America’s safety net can sometimes...


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Video: Spoken Word Of The Week: Why I Hate School But Love Education!

"by @sulibreaks (Video: Spoken Word Of The Week: Why I Hate School But Love Education!"


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Six Traits for Identifying Complex Texts > Eye On Education

Six Traits for Identifying Complex Texts > Eye On Education | Improving Rigor | Scoop.it

The Common Core State Standards for Reading call upon students in grades K-12 to read and comprehend complex literary and information texts independen...


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Evaluating Teachers of Non-Tested Subjects in the Age of Value-Added

Evaluating Teachers of Non-Tested Subjects in the Age of Value-Added | Improving Rigor | Scoop.it

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Mel Riddile's curator insight, December 4, 2012 2:51 PM

"Teachers in subjects and grades that do not yield an individual value-added score consistently noted that having 35 percent of their score based on schoolwide data is not reflective of their performance. Most educators support the development of individual assessments or, in the alternative, believe the weight of schoolwide data in their evaluation should be decreased."