Posts about "standardized" in Park Ridge

1 year ago on 04/03/2017 at 2:58 PM

Knowing that PARCC is no longer tied to funding and D64 already participates in the much better and more accurate MAP testing, will you be opting out of PARCC close to Park Ridge? Why does D64 still purchase and participate in such an flawed and expensive standardized test. That money could be used elsewhere and that time out of the classroom testing is wasting instruction time...

1 year ago on 03/15/2017 at 8:18 AM

So I went to the D64 School Board Candidate forum last night in Park Ridge. I was blown away by some of the answers. Bulblitz and Norm (can't remember how to spell his last name) impressed me with their ideas on how to curtail waste by not buying into pricy untested or shiny...

1 year ago on 04/03/2017 at 8:15 AM
1 year ago on 03/15/2017 at 12:08 PM

***To be clear, my post below is not intended to take sides in Park Ridge. I sit on the D64 Board and know how difficult it is to do everything needed with the funds available to us. What is not needed, is the manipulation of facts and misrepresentation of numbers to fear mo...


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