Shane Vander Hart: Bill Gates’ education reforms are not working here so of course the thing to do is export them.
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.
Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, indicated that they will not pull away from trying to impact state education policy.
The EdReports.org gave poor reviews to four out of the first five Common Core math textbooks they reviewed, and they are funded by the Gates Foundation.
The Los Angeles Times editorial board says the Gates Foundation’s failures show philanthropists should not be setting America’s public school agenda.
The Gates Foundation is funding a project that seeks to develop learning outcomes for core academic disciplines in college and assessments to go with them.
The following guest article was written by Dennis Ian who is a member of Stop Common Core in New York State. By Denis Ian Let’s play chess … because that’s exactly what the Gates and the Common Core pushers are doing. They’re on their heels. Some states … and some individual school districts … have […]
Via Politico: The American Federation of Teachers ended a five-year relationship with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation after rank-and-file union members expressed deep distrust of the foundation’s approach to education reform. AFT President Randi Weingarten told Morning Education the union will no longer accept Gates money for its Innovation Fund, which was founded in […]
Well you have to appreciate that the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is open and honest about being bought off. From a presser they just sent out yesterday: ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6 – Even as most states work hard to implement the Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts, […]
“Common Core: conservative to the core” is one of many articles Chester E. Finn, Jr., has penned encouraging conservatives to embrace Common Core State Standards. Unfortunately, Mr. Finn never discloses that his “conservative” Thomas B. Fordham Institute has accepted nearly a million dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop supportive materials for […]