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Tag Archives: Powerschool
Pearson Is Everywhere: MN Tests Get Hacked Edition
Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!
Last time, we saw that Over 175k Opted Out of Pearson PARCC in NY.
Today, we’re looking at Minnesota’s tests being hacked, causing the testing to be temporarily canceled. The attack was a DDoS (denial of service) attack.
KEEP READING… SEE THE NC CONNECTION…. Continue reading
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Pearson Is Everywhere: Raptor Technologies
Welcome back to another installment of Pearson Is Everywhere!
Last time we looked at Pearson defending their spying on student via social media and use of a subcontractor to do so. Today we look at the Pearson relationship with ‘Raptor Technologies’. Continue reading
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Pearson Is Everywhere: Getting Fat In North Carolina
Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere!
Last time we looked at how Pearson has a history of massive profits off the federal government.
Today, we’ll look closer at how fat Pearson has gotten off of the state of North Carolina.
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See What ‘Just standards’ Looks Like for A Second Grader
The pro-Common Core Mantra: “It’s just a set of standards.”
See what my child has been doing in Common Core math. My kid is good at math, but is being forced to learn multiple strategies regardless of what works best for him. Then he has to ‘explain’ them in writing.
These documents I’m talking about were created by Wake County Schools. This is Common Core aligned curriculum and yes, the kids have to do it the ‘Common Core way’.
KEEP READING – SEE THE DOCUMENTS Continue reading
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Pearson’s Powerschool Redefines Epic Fail In NC
Without argument, Pearson’s Powerschool has been riddled with issues, bugs and complaints. A year later, I am still weeding through the four giant boxes of documents NC DPI sent me on Powerschool after I put in a Freedom of Information Act request.
In my weeding through these documents so far, I’ve got a pile probably 100 pages worth of issues and complaints from education officials, charter schools, superintendents and more. Mind you, I still have one more box to get through.
I don’t have a lot of free time, but this little project just got moved up on the priority scale for me after I had a conversation with my child’s teacher where I learned something rather horrifying things about Powerschool.
Little warning here – you are entering a snark heavy zone.
KEEP READING!! Continue reading
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Powerschool Update Causing Chaos – Again.
Getting Rpts from Teachers/Admins that #powerschool has struck again. Dropped half a school’s student list?! #NCDPI #nced cc: @anndosshelms
— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) August 20, 2014
An administrator contacted me this morning frustrated with the latest Powerschool update: Continue reading
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