Tuesdays With (not much) News…Praxis Disaster and Water Carrying in Buffalo

NYT’s Arenson reports on serious grading mistakes on the Praxis that caused about 4,000 people to wrongly “fail” the test. Of course, considering the rigor of the Praxis you would have thought that the high failure rate would have raised red-flags before now…

Update: Number Two Pencil has more (and knows a thing or two about ETS…)

For new board members in Buffalo, it’s payback time for all that teachers union help in the election. This works out well for everyone…except the kids…

Kaus weighs in on Riordan. But he blames the victim! No, not the kid…the hapless state assemblyman who waded into the middle of this.

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