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.
Florida parents whose children are being threatened with being retained in 3rd grade after opting-out of the state reading assessment are fighting back.
Newsday’s editorial board said that New York State has done everything the opt-out movement can reasonably expect so it should end. They missed the point.
New independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin says local control, expanded opportunity and a return to fundamentals are vital to reforming education.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the Enhanced Assessments Grants program to help states study improving their current assessment systems.
Stop Common Core in Wisconsin has an education policy voter guide for the Wisconsin 1st Congressional District GOP Primary between Paul Ryan and Paul Nehlen
New York City students showed improvement on this year’s Common Core assessment. Susan Edleman with The New York Post said… don’t get too excited.