CATSfusion About Scoring

Probably without fully understanding what they were writing, the Times Leader Online reports on January 23, 2009 that, “A state recalibration of school district scores under the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System puts the local district closer to a goal of 100 percent student proficiency by 2014.” Imagine that. By the stroke of a pen, suddenly…

Can’t stop the outsourcing train

The new reality is inescapable: worldwide economic difficulties would have created more outsourcing of jobs anyway. Does anyone really think more massive federal bailouts, new laws to strengthen labor unions, new policies to limit free trade, higher taxes, and the specter of a growing social welfare system will do anything but accelerate the growth of…