My Blog Is Three Years Old Today :)
I started this blog three years ago today, on January 25, 2013.
I thought I’d write a brief, celebratory post.
But first of all, a bit of financial disclosure is in order:
Here is a comprehensive listing of all of the billionaire-financed, education nonprofits ponying up that luscious, public-ed-annihilating dough to fund my blog:
Add to that the comprehensive listing of my alleged, ample union funding for this blog:
(Wait, Schneider. Is that the same picture…?)
And now, for some stats:
- Including this post, over the past three years, I have published 732 posts.
- Total page views to date: approx. 1,215,000.
- Total page views in the past year: approx. 535,000.
Here are my top five post for the past year:
- New York Algebra Teacher Writes Parents about the “Serious Disservice” of CC Tests; 11,614 views
- 2014-15 Alabama Teacher of the Year Abruptly Resigns; 9,041 views
- Ann Marie Corgill Says Goodbye to Her Students; 6,735 views
- For Louisiana Parents Considering Opting Out; 6,540 views
- The Powerful, Enforced Silence Around Standardized Testing; 5,981 views
And here are my top five posts of all time:
- A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending; 23,482 views
- Those 24 Common Core 2009 Work Group Members; 14,755 views
- Steve Perry’s Dissertation: Heavy on Lit Review, Slight on Scholarship; 13,988 views
- PARCC Is Down to DC Plus Ten States, and Louisiana Isn’t One of Them; 13,225 views
- Beware of “Everyday Mathematics”; 12,117 views
And my “about” page has made a pretty good show of it, as well:
About Mercedes Schneider; 14,615 views total; 3,505 of those this year.
So, it has been a swell year, and I thank my readers for it.
And thank you, also, for taking this moment to celebrate with me.