Test Scores: Having a Moral Compass

Two large cheating scandals have re-opened the discussion about the impact of standardized testing and high-stakes and accountability. Both Philadelphia and Atlanta have reported cheating: in Philadelphia to help students cope with and be successful on tests; and in...

A Story about Turnaround

I have been positively wrapped in the business of school turnaround for the last few weeks in preparation for the TN High Priority Schools Conference, the KY Bridging Event (for chronically under-performing schools), and in my own doctoral study on educational...