The Frederick County Board of Education in Maryland last week passed a policy that recognizes a student’s right to refuse standardized assessments.
Support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped 40 points since 2012 according to an annual poll conducted by Education Next.
ACT Foundation and the Institute for the Future give their vision of the future of education surrounding a tool called The Ledger which is downright scary.
The Center for American Progress “report” on the Common Core ELA Standards is just a Gates Foundation-funded piece of propaganda.
Tamyra Walker and Peggy McLeod opine at NBC News that Common Core can help close the diversity gap even though there is no evidence to back that claim up.
D’Lee Pollock-Moore, a high school English teacher and department chair in Warrenton, GA shares her problems with Common Core’s ELA Standards.
According to Jay Matthews citing a report from Education Trust the state of writing instruction under the Common Core State Standards is dismal.
Holy Cross Academy in Oneida, NY realizes that it’s to do more than prepare students for the workforce a goal of Common Core which they say is limiting.
Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, indicated that they will not pull away from trying to impact state education policy.
Curriculum is being developed that will introduce the problem-solving process that is basic to science, technology, engineering and math fields in preschool.