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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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  • You Can’t Standardize Creativity

    Friday, August 8th, 2014
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    Based on the article:  Tienken, C.H. (2013). International comparisons of creativity and innovation. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 49, 153-155.   The release of the 2012 results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) on December 3, 2012, by the …

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  • Political Incompetence, Not Public Ed.

    Monday, May 19th, 2014

      The unending cacophony of stories of public education failure and a need to reform it for the future has been ongoing since before the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB, 2002). Education bureaucrats, pundits, …

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  • NJDOE Performance Report: A Follow Up

    Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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    New Jersey School Performance Reports: A Follow-up Christopher Tienken Bureaucrats at the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released a memo on April 11, 2013 to unveil the new, but in my opinion, not improved, performance reports for all schools …

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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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