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Race to the Test

Stop paying teachers and principals a salary. Instead, pay them on a per-standardized-test-point basis each day. At the end of the school day, simply give each student a standardized test. Then calculate what the teacher and principal will be paid that day based on the growth of the student, that is, on how much the student has improved over the previous day.

Republican Capitol Coup-d’etat

The Senate Republicans, upset over the budget that their leader had agreed to, successfully initiated a coup-d’etat and ousted their leader Dave Codgill for cutting the current budget deal. Their new leader Dennis Hollingsworth (left), demonstrated the resolve of his new leadership by demonstrating how he and the GOP caucus will hold their collective breath…