An open letter to the blog Jersey Jazzman on his response to our piece “Poverty Doesn’t Dictate Academic Outcomes.”
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Poverty Doesn’t Dictate Academic Outcomes
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James Aycock of Grizzlies Prep shares two stories about his personal experiences that have convinced him that poverty does not determine academic outcomes; one with is son and one with his students.
In Defense of Standardized Testing
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Why do we test students? Do we even need them? And if so, should they be standardized? Read a defense of standardized testing here by James Aycock of Grizzlies Prep.
RTI² – General Education & Special Education Implications
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In our last post, we discussed the supports needed for a successful transition to the more rigorous Common Core State Standards (CCSS). And we applauded Tennessee for rolling out their Response to Instruction & Intervention (RTI²) initiative simultaneously with CCSS.…
RTI2 Series: Successfully Implement Common Core with RTI2
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There’s a young man at our school – let’s call him Dedric (his name has been changed for issues of privacy) – who has always been a good student. He made good grades in elementary and was Proficient last year…