It Is All One Big Ovaltine Commercial :(

This blog piece on Common Core is funny but it also directly answers the question that people often ask: exactly how do companies (other than Pearson) make money from testing.?

 

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Delaware has held up the Smarter Balanced Test Results.  Other states released their preliminary data already. Delaware will release theirs Wednesday September 2nd….  (a year from the Wednesday they press-conferenced the charter takeover of 6 schools that was postponed btw by public outcry).

Of course everyone wondered why. Speculation was rampant.

We now have the answer, released today.

At that link you will find these words….

“We also online resources that you and your families will find helpful…”

And they are:

Be A Learning Hero Skillbuilder

Great Kids!

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Who are these guys?

Be A Learning Hero Skillbuilder is a project of New Venture Fund.   Be A Learning Hero Skillbuilder gives special thanks to Bloomberg Philanthropies, Leona Helmsley Charitable Trust, The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, and of course the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, supports innovative and effective public…

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