Monthly Archives: October 2015

My Fourteen Years Of Wacky Halloween Costumes

At my school, Stuyvesant High School, there’s a tradition of students and teachers dressing up in some pretty elaborate Halloween costumes.  Now that I’m in my 14th year there, I realize that I’m starting to lose track of all the … Continue reading

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For Whom The Bell Tolls; It Tolls For Rhee

One of the benefits of the Common Core, supposedly, is that we can finally compare the performance of schools in different states.  Originally the dream was that a majority of states would sign on to use common tests from either … Continue reading

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Do Charter Schools Outperform Public Schools In New York City?

On August 12, New York City released the test scores for the 2015 3-8 common core tests in math and ELA.  The Daily News reported that in the public schools, 34.2% of students met the math standards while 30.4% met the … Continue reading

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