A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC



        
 

 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


  Topic: 6 N.J. educators breached security
on standardized tests, report says
Change your user profile.
If you are having trouble posting, please take the time to register.
Your User Name :
Your Password
  I forgot my password
Your Reply  :
Preview Reply     Post Reply
6 N.J. educators breached security
on standardized tests, report says

Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Jessica Calefati and Jeanette Rundquist

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 11/14/2012 2:17:49 PM

Six educators whose schools have been implicated in a statewide cheating probe committed security breaches on standardized tests in 2010, including providing students with answers or failing to properly safeguard test materials, according to the state Department of Education. Three top administrators at the Robert Treat Academy in Newark, one of New Jersey’s most successful charter schools, failed to properly secure test materials for sixth graders who took the NJ-ASK test, according to an investigative report released Tuesday. In a separate report, the state found that three educators at John Marshall School No. 20 in Elizabeth gave answers to third-graders

Comments:
They must have stopped looking after scapegoat number 6 was identified.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 11/14/2012 2:24:11 PM     (No. 9014277)

Oh, don´t blame them. Afterall, they thought they were voting machines.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/14/2012 2:39:46 PM     (No. 9014312)

If kids are not learning to cheat at home, then it is the school´s responsibility to make sure that they are taught. It is the same with anything...sex education, union advocacy, Obama-math, and so forth.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 11/14/2012 3:29:19 PM     (No. 9014423)

No problem.
Just call the AFT shop steward

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/14/2012 3:37:18 PM     (No. 9014435)

NJ educators cheating????
Well, shock me and call me a pig at the slaughterhouse!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/14/2012 4:57:04 PM     (No. 9014624)

FIRE THEM ALL, NOW!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/14/2012 5:07:34 PM     (No. 9014646)

I´ll bet this cheating and others are related to Obama´s "race to the top" program where teachers get extra money for certain criteria.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/14/2012 5:11:58 PM     (No. 9014655)

I think they are supposed to cheat for a good cause.

Such as to get raise or because the kids will feel better about themselves.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/14/2012 5:19:44 PM     (No. 9014669)

Scroll down and there are more locations in the state with cheating scandals.

It wouldn´t have anything to do with teachers being awarded bonus money for test score improvement would it? No way. These people are teachers and union members. Surely they wouldn´t lie or cheat for more money? S/off

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: laotzu, 11/15/2012 9:48:01 AM     (No. 9015827)

Is there any public institution that hasn´t become corrupt to the core?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 712004




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Ribicon"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Ribicon"



Cruise company´s marquee ship
to be based in China, not Bayonne
Jersey Journal [Jersey City, NJ], by Felix Alarcon    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/20/2014 5:55:55 PM     Post Reply
Bon voyage Quantum! We hardly knew ye. The Royal Caribbean´s cruise ship "Quantum of the Seas" will be making a pit stop at the Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne in November, but the ultimate home of the Royal Caribbean Cruises´ marquee ship will be in China, the president of the cruise line announced last week. "We´re revving up in China," Royal Caribbean Cruises President and COO Adam Goldstein said in a phone interview Thursday. "In the last five years the market grew more rapidly and customers developed an affinity for Royal Caribbean." While Royal Caribbean´s 4,180-passenger luxury liner will

2 Boys Sexually Assaulted in Park
Restrooms in South Bay: Police
KTLA-TV [Los Angeles, CA], by John A. Moreno    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/20/2014 1:55:32 PM     Post Reply
Police in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach on Saturday were investigating separate incidents in which two boys were sexually assaulted this week in park restrooms. A male juvenile walked into a restroom at Polliwog Park (map) about 2:09 p.m. Friday when he was accosted by a man who forced him into a stall and fondled the boy’s genitals, the Manhattan Beach Police Department said in a statement. The victim fled the restroom and reported the incident to a parent. The man is described as white, in his 40s, with grey hair and a medium build, wearing a white shirt and

   

 

B-G1


 
Offer for Newark medical
center gets slashed, leaving
NJ taxpayers to foot huge bill
Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Susan K. Livio    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/20/2014 10:46:04 AM     Post Reply
Trenton — Deeply in debt and struggling to stay open, Saint Michael’s Medical Center of Newark put itself up for sale two years ago and accepted a $65 million offer from Prime Healthcare Services of California. Weeks later, however, Prime took a closer look at Saint Michael’s books and concluded they revealed “burdensome and inflexible” labor contracts, HMO rates “significantly below market price,” and two doctors earning more than $500,000 annually. (Snip) The proceeds from the sale won’t come close to conquering the $233 million mountain of state-backed loans Saint Michael took on when its parent company, Catholic Health East,

Ron Paul´s Campaign for Liberty
Flouts IRS List Demand
New American, by Thomas R. Eddlem    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/19/2014 1:19:20 PM     Post Reply
The Internal Revenue Service is demanding that Ron Paul´s Campaign for Liberty organization hand over its list of contributors, and has fined the non-profit organization $12,900 for failing to give names on its annual IRS filing. "There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty," the organization´s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. "We believe the First Amendment is on our side as evidenced by cases such as NAACP v. Alabama and International Union UAW v. National Right to Work. Many 501(c)(4) organizations protect

State schools isolate non-Muslims
Telegraph [UK], by Andrew Gilligan    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/18/2014 11:46:16 PM     Post Reply
Schools in Birmingham are illegally segregating pupils, discriminating against non-Muslim students and restricting the GCSE syllabus to “comply with conservative Islamic teaching”, an official report leaked to The Telegraph discloses. Department for Education inspectors said that girls in a school at the centre of the so-called “Trojan Horse” plot were forced to sit at the back of the class, some Christian pupils were left to “teach themselves” and an extremist preacher was invited to speak to children. The report, into three schools in the city, follows weeks of controversy over the alleged plot to “Islamise” secular schools in Birmingham

Arrest Made In Beating Of
Elderly West Memphis Woman
WREG-TV [Memphis, TN], by George Brown & Katie Rufener    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/18/2014 10:18:42 PM     Post Reply
West Memphis, AR — Two people have been arrested after an 89-year-old woman in West Memphis, Ark., was beaten so badly a bloody footprint was left on her face. It was just after 9 p.m. Monday when Allene Durdin answered her door and was beaten and robbed in her North McAuley Drive home. She had seven broken ribs, a broken nose and bleeding of the brain, according to her granddaughter. Arrested were Terrio Pope, 19, and Ramon Huntley, 17, both of West Memphis. Both are charged as adults with Aggravated Residential Burglary, Battery 1st Degree and Robbery. Each is being held on a $350,000 bond.

Fugitive wanted in international
carjacking ring arrested in Allendale
The Record [Hackensack, NJ], by Matthew McGrath    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/18/2014 8:35:34 PM     Post Reply
Allendale — A fugitive believed by authorities to be part of an international carjacking ring was arrested after he was spotted trying to take a luxury car out of a garage, police said. Abdur Abdullah, 32, of Irvington, is one of six men wanted after a law enforcement task force took down an international car jacking ring in February.(Snip) In all, 163 cars were recovered, and 140 of the cars were found in containers on docks in Newark, Elizabeth and Staten Island, authorities said. At least five were located in garages and other locations where the thieves placed them to "cool

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

42 replie(s)
Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

Living in the New York Times World
39 replie(s)
American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

Barack Obama and the politics of lies
33 replie(s)
Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

32 replie(s)
New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

30 replie(s)
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

   

 



 
Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

30 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

29 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

   

Post Reply   Close thread 712004





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

~~~c~~~