Is the NAEP Really Making a Difference or Cushy Job and Engineered Social Scam?

Why is the NAEP funding Educational Research Grants?
Why does the NAEP use input directly to the site from children across this country? What do they really do with or to the information provided at the NAEP?
What did this quick study WWC Quick Review: Evaluation of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program Final Report prove for our educational system and our students across the United States of America?

Has Your Child Received 1 of These?

Organizational Chart with a long list of lackeys

Director of IES John Q. Easton


It doesn’t look like Mr. Easton quite completed his tasks at CCSR… hmm?

John Q. Easton – Consortium on Chicago School Research

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But I am sure he really might have found his niche here:

Maybe not, Mr. Easton doesn’t seem to be an active participant:

Director’s Remarks and Presentations

September 24, 2010
Research Conference:
IES/National Center for Postsecondary Research/Foundation
Keynote speech, New York
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September 24, 2010
Developmental Education:
What Policies and Practices Work for Students
Teachers College, Columbia University
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September 20, 2010
Maryland High School Artists: A Juried Exhibition. Opening Talk
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July 28, 2010
Helping States and Districts Swim in an Ocean of New Data
STATS-DC 2010 Data Conference
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June 29, 2010
New Research Initiatives for IES
IES Research Conference Keynote Address
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May 2, 2010
Out of the Tower, Into the Schools: How New IES Goals Will Reshape Researcher Roles
Presidential Address, American Educational Research Association Conference, Denver, CO
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April 26, 2010
Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: New Goals and Strategies at the Institute of Education Sciences
Keynote Address, University of Maryland College of Education Graduate Student Research Conference, College Park, MD
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April 7, 2010
Proposed new directions for IES research priorities
For discussion at NBES meeting
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February 20, 2010
John Easton’s speech at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) conference in Atlanta
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January 29, 2010
John Easton’s speech for the Higher Education Consortium for Special Education (HECSE)
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November 9, 2009
John Easton’s address to the National Board for Education Sciences
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October 5, 2009
Swearing-in ceremony, John Q. Easton as Director of IES
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September 11, 2009
Introduction for Education at a Glance, OECD Breakfast Series
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September 10, 2009
Speech at “Chicago Contributes,” a University of Chicago forum on health care and education in Washington D.C.
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August 12, 2009
Speech by Director John Q. Easton presented in New Mexico at the Stupski Foundation’s Education R&D Summit
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August 7, 2009
Comments to National Assessment Governing Board
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July 29, 2009
NCES Summer Data Conference Presentation
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June 8, 2009
Plenary Address, 2009 IES Research Conference
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NAEP is a very revealing site to visit! Lots of payroll, lots of money flow, lots of lofty thoughts, but not too much in the way of  action, performance or accomplishments.

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