Shane Vander Hart: Why was President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Betsy DeVos discussing setting higher national standards?
Buzzfeed’s Molly Hensley-Clancey in calling Betsy DeVos a conventional choice for Secretary of Education erroneously states she opposed Common Core.
On Saturday President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence met with Betsy DeVos and Michelle Rhee both of whom are Common Core advocates.
Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
Anti-Common Core activists Alisa Ellis, Michelle Boulter and Lisa Cummins call won seats on the Utah State Board of Education that was purged of incumbents.
Changes in communications strategies surrounding Common Core has just put lipstick on a pig. It may look prettier, but it’s still a pig.
Education Week just released a new interactive map that shows where states stand with the Common Core State Standards.
Jane Robbins: Common Core hasn’t done much for student achievement, but it has spawned a plethora of groups to push the national standards come hell or high water.
The Spencer Foundation and William T. Grant Foundation are spending $4.9 Million for a study into how Common Core has impacted classroom instruction.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.