Readiness for Real World Challenges is Real! It’s Not an Option! It’s Our Mission!
When trying to figure out why public policy becomes public policy . . . it’s always best to follow the money – Common Core Tests are Big Money and they don’t really tell us much we don’t already know.
Tienken and his team used just three pieces of demographic data—
1) percentage of families in the community with income over $200K
2) percentage of people in the community in poverty
3) percentage of people in community with bachelor’s degreesUsing that data alone, Tienken was able to predict school district test results accurately in most cases. In New Jersey 300 or so middle schools, the team could predict middle school math and language arts test scores for well over two thirds of the schools.
One could say that this report mirrors the success of schools that have middle and upper middle class students and schools where poverty is more common. BPete
We’re in an era of the cult of the entrepreneur. We analyze the Tory Burches and Evan Spiegels of the world looking for a magic formula or set of personality traits that lead to success. Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and more students coming out of business schools are choosing startup life over Wall Street.