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Cross-posted from Education Week Dennis Van Roekel started out teaching high school math in Arizona 46 years ago.  He joined the NEA there and rose through the ranks to head the Arizona Education Association, before becoming President of the NEA in 2008.  He has served in...

Cross-posted from Education Week In my last blog, I described the devastating effect of test-based accountability and the current vogue of using value added methods for teacher evaluation on the profession of teaching.  But I also acknowledged the need for strong accountability systems in public education. ...

Cross-posted from Education Week I had an interesting conversation with Motoko Rich, the New York Times education reporter, the other day. We were talking about the reactions of Americans not just to the fact that the United States' place on the OECD-PISA league tables is falling,...