ALARMING LEVEL OF TEACHER UNION DAMAGE--BRANSTAD DUPED

9-18-2011, REPOSTED 2-16-17

The following table of Iowalive’s analysis of Iowa’s 11th grade math rankings, of 327 schools taking the ITED math test, shows an alarming level of teacher union damage.  The teacher union is controlled by constructivist, insecure control freaks, obsessed with money—whom Iowalive identifies as educrats.  

 They comprise 30% of the teacher’s union and a whopping 60% of school administrators—who are focused on money and control.   They firmly believe poor and minority students etc. cannot learn and cannot be taught.   They blame school failures on everyone but themselves.   Most appear to have passive-aggressive personality and/or obsessive–compulsive disorders, or more.  They are so slick and deceptive they exert control of school boards by intimidation, as well as vote counts. But it is even worse when they hold higher offices. 

 Jason Glass’ emphasis on money-- 4 Tiered Teacher Pay was his first major school proposal--along with his constructivist behavior, clearly  show he is an educrat!!  Beware of him!!

 BRANSTAD WAS DUPED & SNOOKERED BY GLASS & THE TEACHER UNION

 Branstad got duped and snookered when he thought he bought off the teacher union with 4 Tiered Teacher Pay, that gives many teachers up to 43% pay raises—with no mention of repealing Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code--or adopting vouchers, so poor teachers could be fired or bypassed—or any mention or expectation for improved student achievement. 

 The teacher union will take the taxpayer’s money, as it always has, keep poor teachers employed, kill vouchers and charter schools, ignore the students, and fight and limit any student achievement improvements with their school board control.  Branstad will look like a fool for paying for more school  failures—for which he will try to pass a 17% sales tax increase, to pay for.   Businesses will back the sales tax increase  because they hardly have to pay any of it.  Branstad did it before and he will do it again. 

 The table immediately below shows 67% of the school boards controlled by the union in 2009, which has now increased to 71.3%--and will soon increase further.    The union is feeling the heat and taking aggressive action—hiding below the faulty newspaper radar.  The big shot newspaper editors, such as the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Des Moines Register, won’t evaluate or endorse school board candidates.    The teacher union laughs at the editors and runs desperate TV commercials to deceive the public. 

 Newspaper editors intimidated by the teacher union will make NO mention of any of this.  They will pretend it isn’t true, even though they have no comparable numbers to show what they refuse to admit or talk about.   

The original of the table below is posted on website:

 http://www.iowalive.net/math%20ranking%202010%202011.htm

 THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REPORTS THE FOLLOWING MATH SCORES AS YEAR 2010-2011, BUT THEY ARE ACTUALLY 2009.  WE HAVE ASKED FOR LATER SCORES BUT THEY HAVE YET TO PROVIDE THEM!

LEGEND

School  Board Not Controlled by Teacher Union

In 84 of 100 Top Ranked School Districts

School  Board Controlled by Teacher Union

In 94 of 100 Bottom Ranked Districts

Districts Having School Boards Controlled by Teacher Union Perform Poorly in State's 11th Grade Math Ranking.

IOWA SCHOOL DISTRICT RANKING IN 11TH. MATH.  2010-2011 Source:  Department of Education

*RANKING OF 327 IA. SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TESTED

 SCHOOL DISTRICT   

**Percent Proficient--Based on IA. 40th National Percentile Rank Standard--Which Equates to About the 9th Iowa  Grade Level                       %

Percent Most Likely  Scoring Below the 9th Iowa Grade Level, When Tested in 11th Grade              %

 

THE EIGHT LARGEST IOWA SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE SHOWN IN RED.  Iowa City, the best of the eight, is ranked 186th in the state.   Des Moines, the worst, is ranked 325th.

NA

Diagonal Comm

Too Small Class

NA

NA

Lineville-Clio Comm

Too Small Class

NA

NA

Paton-Churdan Comm

Too Small Class

NA

1

Charter Oak-Ute Comm

95.83

4.17

2

Montezuma Comm

95.83

4.17

3

Alburnett Comm

95.74

4.26

4

West Central Comm

95.65

4.35

5

Harris-Lake Park Comm

95.24

4.76

6

East Central Comm

94.44

5.56

7

Keota Comm

94.44

5.56

8

West Lyon Comm

94.34

5.66

9

North Cedar Comm

94.23

5.77

10

MOC-Floyd Valley Comm

94

6

11

Eastern Allamakee Comm

93.75

6.25

12

Treynor Comm

93.75

6.25

13

West Monona Comm

93.33

6.67

14

Roland-Story Comm

92.41

7.59

15

Andrew Comm

92.31

7.69

16

Northeast Hamilton Comm

92.31

7.69

17

Aplington-Parkersburg Comm

92

8

18

Northeast Comm

91.49

8.51

19

Sheldon Comm

91.36

8.64

20

Decorah Community

91.3

8.7

21

Janesville Consolidated

91.3

8.7

22

Linn-Mar Comm

91.28

8.72

23

Audubon Comm

91.23

8.77

24

Ames Comm

91.11

8.89

25

Ankeny Comm

91

9

26

Williamsburg Comm

91

9

28

Graettinger Comm

90.91

9.09

29

H-L-V Comm

90.91

9.09

27

Gilbert Comm

90.91

9.09

30

Grinnell-Newburg Comm

90.76

9.24

31

Starmont Comm

90.74

9.26

32

West Sioux Comm

90.7

9.3

33

Pleasant Valley Comm

90.69

9.31

34

Clarke Comm

90.54

9.46

35

Sidney Comm

90.48

9.52

36

Okoboji Comm

90.32

9.68

37

West Marshall Comm

90.32

9.68

38

Lynnville-Sully Comm

90.24

9.76

39

Pella Comm

89.88

10.12

40

Sibley-Ocheyedan Comm

89.86

10.14

41

Manning Comm

89.83

10.17

42

Mount Ayr Comm

89.83

10.17

43

Tipton Comm

89.71

10.29

44

Preston  Comm

89.66

10.34

45

South Winneshiek Comm

89.66

10.34

46

Spirit Lake Comm

89.47

10.53

47

Kingsley-Pierson Comm

89.29

10.71

48

Carroll Comm

89.23

10.77

49

Calamus-Wheatland Comm

89.19

10.81

50

East Union Comm

89.19

10.81

51

Martensdale-St Marys Comm

89.19

10.81

52

Rockwell City-Lytton Comm

89.19

10.81

53

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Comm

88.89

11.11

54

Twin Rivers Comm

88.89

11.11

55

Harlan Comm

88.72

11.28

56

GMG Comm

88.64

11.36

57

Springville Comm

88.46

11.54

58

Wayne Comm

88.46

11.54

59

New London Comm

88.37

11.63

60

Woodbury Central Comm

88.37

11.63

61

Independence Comm

88.24

11.76

62

Johnston Comm

87.88

12.12

63

Camanche Comm

87.72

12.28

64

Lisbon Comm

87.5

12.5

65

Midland Comm

87.5

12.5

66

West Branch Comm

87.27

12.73

67

Waverly-Shell Rock Comm

87.26

12.74

68

Cedar Falls Comm

87.13

12.87

69

Interstate 35 Comm

87.1

12.9

70

Maquoketa Valley Comm

87.04

12.96

71

Waukee Comm

86.93

13.07

72

Chariton Comm

86.87

13.13

73

BCLUW Comm

86.84

13.16

74

Highland  Comm

86.84

13.16

75

Norwalk Comm

86.78

13.22

76

Albia Comm

86.6

13.4

77

Mount Vernon Comm

86.6

13.4

78

Washington Comm

86.54

13.46

79

Humboldt Comm

86.52

13.48

80

North Tama County Comm

86.49

13.51

81

Nodaway Valley Comm

86.27

13.73

82

Central Clinton Comm

86.23

13.77

83

Boyden-Hull Comm

86

14

84

Forest City Comm

85.86

14.14

85

Marion Independent

85.82

14.18

86

Battle Creek-Ida Grove Comm

85.71

14.29

87

Baxter Comm

85.71

14.29

88

Clay Central-Everly Comm

85.71

14.29

89

Collins-Maxwell Comm

85.71

14.29

90

Lewis Central Comm

85.49

14.51

91

Indianola Comm

85.45

14.55

92

Central Lyon Comm

85.37

14.63

94

Sioux Center Comm

85.29

14.71

93

Center Point-Urbana Comm

85.29

14.71

95

Lake Mills Comm

85.11

14.89

96

Valley Comm

85

15

97

Clear Creek Amana Comm

84.96

15.04

98

Dallas Center-Grimes Comm

84.92

15.08

99

Adel DeSoto Minburn Comm

84.85

15.15

100

George-Little Rock Comm

84.85

15.15

101

Denver Comm

84.78

15.22

102

Rock Valley Comm

84.78

15.22

103

Aurelia Comm

84.62

15.38

104

Boyer Valley Comm

84.62

15.38

105

Postville Comm

84.62

15.38

106

Walnut Comm

84.62

15.38

107

Whiting Comm

84.62

15.38

108

Ogden Comm

84.38

15.62

109

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Comm

84.31

15.69

110

Corwith-Wesley Comm

84.21

15.79

111

North Polk Comm

84.15

15.85

112

South Hamilton Comm

84.13

15.87

113

Iowa Falls Comm

84.09

15.91

114

Riceville Comm

84

16

115

Bettendorf Comm

83.98

16.02

116

West Des Moines Comm

83.93

16.07

117

Pocahontas Area Comm

83.87

16.13

118

Northwood-Kensett Comm

83.78

16.22

119

Tripoli Comm

83.72

16.28

120

Underwood Comm

83.67

16.33

121

Clarinda Comm

83.58

16.42

122

Sergeant Bluff-Luton Comm

83.51

16.49

123

Nevada Comm

83.5

16.5

124

West Delaware County Comm

83.46

16.54

125

CAL Comm

83.33

16.67

131

Seymour Comm

83.33

16.67

126

Dike-New Hartford Comm

83.33

16.67

127

Glidden-Ralston Comm

83.33

16.67

128

Hinton Comm

83.33

16.67

129

Laurens-Marathon Comm

83.33

16.67

130

Mediapolis Comm

83.33

16.67

132

Southeast Webster Grand Comm

83.33

16.67

133

Tri-Center Comm

83.33

16.67

134

Sumner Comm

83.1

16.9

135

Spencer Comm

83.09

16.91

136

Western Dubuque Comm

83.07

16.93

137

AGWSR Comm

82.98

17.02

139

East Marshall Comm

82.81

17.19

138

College Comm

82.81

17.19

140

Solon Comm

82.8

17.2

141

Algona Comm

82.69

17.31

142

Wapello Comm

82.61

17.39

143

Durant Comm

82.54

17.46

144

Garner-Hayfield Comm

82.54

17.46

145

Boone Comm

82.43

17.57

146

Osage Comm

82.42

17.58

149

Woodward-Granger Comm

82.35

17.65

147

Howard-Winneshiek Comm

82.35

17.65

148

Urbandale Comm

82.35

17.65

150

Belle Plaine Comm

82.22

17.78

151

Cherokee Comm

82.19

17.81

152

Malvern Comm

82.14

17.86

153

Bedford Comm

82.05

17.95

154

Clear Lake Comm

82

18

155

Lawton-Bronson Comm

81.97

18.03

156

North Scott Comm

81.97

18.03

157

Anamosa Comm

81.82

18.18

158

Ar-We-Va Comm

81.82

18.18

159

Lone Tree Comm

81.82

18.18

160

South Page Comm

81.82

18.18

161

Webster City Comm

81.82

18.18

162

Knoxville Comm

81.76

18.24

163

North Central Comm

81.69

18.31

164

Turkey Valley Comm

81.63

18.37

165

Earlham Comm

81.48

18.52

166

Brooklyn-Guernsey-Malcom Comm

81.4

18.6

167

Grundy Center Comm

81.4

18.6

168

Jesup Comm

81.08

18.92

169

Monticello Comm

81

19

171

Ruthven-Ayrshire Comm

80.95

19.05

170

Louisa-Muscatine Comm

80.95

19.05

172

East Buchanan Comm

80.49

19.51

173

Vinton-Shellsburg Comm

80.47

19.53

174

Bellevue Comm

80.43

19.57

175

Wapsie Valley Comm

80.43

19.57

176

Glenwood Comm

80.25

19.75

177

Central Decatur Comm

80

20

178

Corning Comm

80

20

179

Le Mars Comm

80

20

180

Missouri Valley Comm

80

20

181

Newell-Fonda Comm

80

20

182

Carlisle Comm

79.82

20.18

183

Hudson Comm

79.69

20.31

184

Logan-Magnolia Comm

79.69

20.31

185

Fairfield Comm

79.66

20.34

186

Iowa City Comm

79.64

20.36

187

Manson Northwest Webster Comm

79.63

20.37

188

Edgewood-Colesburg Comm

79.59

20.41

189

Madrid Comm

79.59

20.41

190

Mid-Prairie Comm

79.57

20.43

191

Akron Westfield Comm

79.41

20.59

192

Remsen-Union Comm

79.31

20.69

193

Charles City Comm

79.03

20.97

194

Red Oak Comm

78.82

21.18

195

Fremont-Mills Comm

78.79

21.21

196

Villisca Comm

78.79

21.21

197

Wilton Comm

78.79

21.21

198

Prairie Valley Comm

78.72

21.28

199

Maple Valley Comm

78.69

21.31

200

Davis County Comm

78.67

21.33

202

MFL MarMac Comm

78.46

21.54

201

Benton Comm

78.46

21.54

203

Alta Comm

78.38

21.62

204

Murray Comm

78.26

21.74

205

New Hampton Comm

78.26

21.74

206

PCM Comm

78.26

21.74

207

Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rk Comm

78.26

21.74

208

South O'Brien  Comm

78.26

21.74

209

Allamakee Comm

78.03

21.97

210

Van Buren Comm

78

22

211

Panorama Comm

77.97

22.03

212

Danville  Comm

77.78

22.22

213

Woden-Crystal Lake Comm

77.78

22.22

214

Central Comm

77.5

22.5

215

Muscatine Comm

77.31

22.69

216

Winterset Comm

77.31

22.69

217

North Fayette Comm

77.27

22.73

218

Eldora-New Providence Comm

77.14

22.86

219

North Linn Comm

77.05

22.95

220

Colfax-Mingo Comm

76.92

23.08

221

Riverside Comm

76.92

23.08

222

Schaller-Crestland Comm

76.92

23.08

223

West Harrison Comm

76.92

23.08

224

Wall Lake View Auburn Comm

76.71

23.29

225

A-H-S-T Comm

76.67

23.33

226

Emmetsburg Comm

76.67

23.33

227

St Ansgar Comm

76.6

23.4

228

Cedar Rapids Comm

76.54

23.46

229

Twin Cedars Comm

76.47

23.53

230

Pleasantville Comm

76.36

23.64

231

Van Meter Comm

76.36

23.64

232

Mason City Comm

76.08

23.92

233

Moravia Comm

76

24

234

West Bend-Mallard Comm

76

24

235

Newton Comm

75.97

24.03

236

Ventura Comm

75.76

24.24

237

Sioux Central Comm

75.44

24.56

238

West Liberty Comm

75.34

24.66

239

Shenandoah Comm

75.32

24.68

240

Southeast Polk Comm

75.28

24.72

241

Oelwein Comm

75.27

24.73

242

Anita Comm

75

25

243

Iowa Valley Comm

75

25

244

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Comm

75

25

245

Olin Consolidated

75

25

246

Winfield-Mt Union Comm

75

25

247

Ottumwa Comm

74.83

25.17

248

Oskaloosa Comm

74.6

25.4

249

Maquoketa Comm

74.36

25.64

250

Estherville Lincoln Central Com

74.29

25.71

251

Sheffield Chapin Meservey Thornton

74.29

25.71

252

Cardinal Comm

74

26

253

Guthrie Center Comm

74

26

254

Stanton Comm

73.91

26.09

255

Southern Cal Comm

73.81

26.19

256

West Hancock Comm

73.81

26.19

257

South Tama County Comm

73.74

26.26

258

Perry Comm

73.73

26.27

259

Union Comm

73.68

26.32

260

Mount Pleasant Comm

73.47

26.53

261

Jefferson-Scranton Comm

73.42

26.58

262

Farragut Comm

73.33

26.67

263

Hamburg Comm

73.33

26.67

264

Bondurant-Farrar Comm

73.26

26.74

265

Sigourney Comm

73.17

26.83

266

Ballard Comm

73.15

26.85

267

Harmony Comm

73.08

26.92

268

Westwood Comm

72.92

27.08

269

Clarksville Comm

72.73

27.27

270

Dubuque Comm

72.53

27.47

271

Clarion-Goldfield Comm

72.31

27.69

272

Exira Comm

72.22

27.78

273

Galva-Holstein Comm

72.22

27.78

274

Centerville Comm

71.96

28.04

275

Central City Comm

71.88

28.12

276

Greene Comm

71.88

28.12

277

Sioux City Comm

71.83

28.17

278

Burlington Comm

71.53

28.47

279

Adair-Casey Comm

71.43

28.57

280

Clinton Comm

71.43

28.57

281

Coon Rapids-Bayard Comm

71.43

28.57

282

Orient-Macksburg Comm

71.43

28.57

283

Eddyville-Blakesburg Comm

71.15

28.85

284

Fort Madison Comm

71.07

28.93

285

Fort Dodge Comm

71.05

28.95

286

Atlantic Comm

71.03

28.97

287

Central Lee Comm

70.93

29.07

288

English Valleys Comm

70.83

29.17

289

West Burlington Ind

70.59

29.41

290

Waco Comm

70.27

29.73

291

Davenport Comm

70.1

29.9

292

Melcher-Dallas Comm

70

30

293

River Valley Comm

70

30

294

North Mahaska Comm

69.44

30.56

295

Eagle Grove Comm

69.23

30.77

296

Mormon Trail Comm

69.23

30.77

297

Tri-County Comm

69.23

30.77

298

North Kossuth Comm

68.97

31.03

299

Southeast Warren Comm

68.57

31.43

300

Elk Horn-Kimballton Comm

68.42

31.58

301

Hampton-Dumont Comm

68.13

31.87

302

Pekin Comm

68.09

31.91

303

Columbus Comm

67.8

32.2

304

Dunkerton Comm

67.74

32.26

305

Creston Comm

67.71

32.29

306

Clayton Ridge Comm

66.67

33.33

307

Essex Comm

66.67

33.33

308

Denison Comm

66.41

33.59

309

West Central Valley Comm

66.07

33.93

310

Council Bluffs Comm

65.92

34.08

311

Storm Lake Comm

65.69

34.31

312

Lamoni Comm

65.38

34.62

313

Woodbine Comm

65.38

34.62

314

Nashua-Plainfield Comm

65.08

34.92

315

Waterloo Comm

64.98

35.02

316

Saydel Comm

64.58

35.42

317

East Greene Comm

64

36

318

Belmond-Klemme Comm

63.79

36.21

319

Griswold Comm

63.79

36.21

320

Lenox Comm

63.64

36.36

321

North Iowa Comm

62.79

37.21

322

Colo-Nesco Comm

62.07

37.93

323

Marshalltown Comm

61.99

38.01

324

Armstrong-Ringsted Comm

58.82

41.18

325

Des Moines Independent Comm

56.7

43.3

326

Moulton-Udell Comm

52.63

47.37

327

Keokuk Comm

52.44

47.56

ANYONE CLAIMING TO HAVE BETTER NUMBERS IS ASKED TO PROVIDE THEM.

Only 327 of of 359 School Districts Took 11th Grade Math Test.

**When Kathi Slaughter was at the Department of Education, she conceded Iowa graduates were two grade levels below what they once were.  The 40th National Percentile Rank Iowa Standard was chosen by the Dept. of Ed. Director to hide this fact by fraudulently claiming such students to be  'Proficient' at enrolled grade level.