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The data backlash

Done right, data collection benefits students more than anyone…. Read More

Nullius in verba

If the state wants to use a high-stakes test, it must be willing to share what it knows about validity of the test with the public…. Read More

Solving the problem of zeros in grading

By Thomas R. Guskey

Much ado has been made in recent years about the problem of zeros in grading. ┬áSome districts have responded by stipulating that the lowest grade teachers can assign students is 50% rather than a zero. Districts that enact such policies have no intention of giving students… Read More

The wretched task of grading

By Timothy Quinn

I spent the past year writing a book about grading, and, so far, the result is that I can barely bring myself to put a grade on a paper or test, let alone a report card. The more I have thought about putting grades on student work,… Read More

Testimonial

For me, PDK represents the intersection of camaraderie, innovation, and confrontation of real education issues. It is the only organization that provides educators of varied backgrounds with relevant insights, as well as positive energy to continue our important work today, tomorrow, and in the future.
DAPHNE CHANDLER, PDK member