Richard P. Phelps: In the realm of education testing policy cherry pickers have run the show for over three decades. It’s time to unrig the research.
There are 36 gubernatorial contests in 2018 with 269 declared candidates. What are they saying about education? According to Rick Hess and Sofia Gallo at American Enterprise Institute, not so much.
“People’s views on education policy are quite malleable.” That was the conclusion of a study that Stephen Sawchuk wrote about at Education Week where apparently they “discovered” the impact of push polling.
Frederick Hess with American Enterprise Institute warned that we should beware of experts, especially those in education policy. Agreed.
Shane Vander Hart: President-Elect Trump is more likely to positively address federal overreach into education something Hillary Clinton would not have done.
Williamson (Bill) Evers has been tapped to serve on Donald Trump’s presidential transition team as an education advisor should he win the election.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson as the Libertarian candidate for President unsurprisingly wants to get rid of the U.S. Department of Education.
I was shocked yesterday when I came across news that the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police came out in support of the Common Core State Standards. Why in the world would police officers inject themselves into an education policy debate? I smell Gates money. TimesNews.net reports: According to a report released at the press […]
Ezra Klein asks this at WashPo’s Wonkblog: Top story: Are we getting smart on education policy? Common core standards become a lightning rod. ”The Common Core State Standards in English, which have been adopted in 46 states and the District, call for public schools to ramp up nonfiction so that by 12th grade students will […]