About

Embrace the Absurd presents the thoughts of Charlie DePascale on issues related to educational measurement, assessment, accountability, and other important stuff like family. music, sports, Taylor Swift, and life, in general.  Charlie is a retired assessment consultant recovering from a career accidentally spent specializing in technical, policy, and spiritual issues related to K-12 assessment.

The ideas contained in these posts reflect his opinion (at least at the time they were written) and are not intended to reflect the views of any prior, current, or future employers, family, and friends.

These posts should also not reflect poorly on the efforts of the wonderful teachers he has encountered and educational institutions he has attended.  They did their best.