Peter Cunningham writes that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) mandates the very thing Lamar Alexander railed against – Common Core.
What outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said about the Every Student Succeeds Act is damning of Congressional Republican leadership.
President Barack Obama’s selection of john B. King to replace Arne Duncan as head of the U.S. Department of Education is not an improvement.
In Joanne Weiss’ recent essay we finally have a USDED official admit the truth about the federal role in foisting Common Core on to the states.
Nevada’s rollout of Smarter Balanced this school year was an epic disaster. The state was not even remotely close to meeting the 95% testing threshold.
Four observations about the email exchange U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan had with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush about current Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
A “smackdown” is an apt description of what Jim Stergios of the Pioneer Institute did to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan after his Boston Globe op/ed.
What happens to state education chiefs who have largely been a failure in their role, but are Common Core advocates? They get promoted of course!
The Chicago Sun Times reports that U.S. Secretary of Education (and former CEO of Chicago Public Schools) Arne Duncan will stay out of the “tussle” between the state of Illinois and Chicago Public Schools are having over when the school district should start PARCC. Illinois wants to role it out this spring, CPS says not […]
Eleven civil rights groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Congressional and State educational leaders to drop the test-based K-12 accountability system. They join a chorus of parents who are speaking out against the high-stakes testing culture. Here is the text of the letter. President Obama, Secretary Duncan, […]