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    Christopher H. Tienken, Ed.D

    Christopher Tienken, Ed.D. is an assistant professor of Education Administration at Seton Hall University in the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Education Management, Policy, and Leadership. He has public school administration experience as a PK-12 assistant superintendent, middle school principal, director of curriculum and instruction, and elementary school assistant principal. He began his career in education as an elementary school teacher. Tienken is currently the editor of the American Association of School Administrators Journal of Scholarship and Practice and the Kappa Delta Pi Record.

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  • PISA PROBLEMS

    Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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    PISA Problems Christopher H. Tienken Cross posted from AASA Journal of Scholarship and Practice Find the entire article here: http://tinyurl.com/ly4ducr Abstract Pundits and bureaucrats use the results from international tests, particularly the PISA, to make claims about the quality of …

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  • What PISA Says About PISA

    Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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    What PISA Says About PISA Christopher Tienken Pundits, education bureaucrats, and policy makers rejoice! It’s PISA time once again. Cue the dark music, fear mongering, worn out slogans and dogma about the United States education system failing the country economically.  …

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  • Video Interview w/ Poughkeepsie Journal

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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    Catch my 60 minute interview about the Common Core with Nina Schutzman and John Penney from the Poughkeepsie Journal. Article about the topic is also with the link. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20131116/NEWS01/311150034/ICYMI-VIDEO-Editorial-Board-interview-Standards-don-t-work-education-expert-says Follow Nina at: @PoJoNSchutzman She is providing factual reporting on this …

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  • Common Core Costs

    Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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    Below is an excerpt from Chapter 4 in my book with co-author Don Orlich, THE SCHOOL REFORM LANDSCAPE: FRAUD, MYTH, AND LIES. Common Core Costs The cost projections for the first seven years of implementation for the CCSS and national …

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  • Podcast of Our New Book

    Friday, May 17th, 2013
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    We recently conducted a podcast with Professor Heath Brown about The School Reform Landscape. Check it out and take a look at the other great book podcasts on the site. It is a great way to go in-depth with authors …

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