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As Montgomery County searches for a new schools chief, Larry A. Bowers, the district’s longtime chief operating officer, stepped into the school system’s top job this week, becoming interim superintendent.Read full article >>
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The opt-out movement — in which parents are refusing to allow their children to take high-stakes Common Core tests — is growing, and with that comes growing pushback against the pushback. In this post, a mom challenges a superintendent over the opt-out issue. It was wsritten by Sarah Blaine, a mother, former teacher and full-time practicing attorney in New Jersey who is challenging the superintendent of the school district in which she was educated, the Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey. Superintendent James A. Crisfield wrote a piece, which you can find here, in which he argues that it is dangerous for parents to opt their children out of standardized testing. He was responding to a growing opt-out movement in which tens of thousands of parents around the country are refusing to allow their children to take high-stakes Common Core tests. His piece says in part:Read full article >>
Mehnaz Afridi, the director of the Holocaust and genocide center at Manhattan College, has drawn praise and criticism from both Jews and Muslims.