The U.S. Department of Education killed their draft rule for Title I funding in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) known as “Supplement, Not Supplant.”
California used the new “flexibility” the Every Student Succeeds Act gives to have a new assessment rejected by the U.S Department of Education.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King and the U.S. Department of Education want to see schools with less than 95% participation on assessments punished.
If U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) truly cared about ending the “national school board” he would have let NCLB sunset instead of trying to “fix it.”
The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. John B. King, Jr. as Secretary of Education on a 49-40 vote.
Dr. John B. King, Jr., the acting U.S. Secretary of Education, is up for a confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate later today who was a disaster for New Yorkers.
Apparently states would never be able to figure out what tests are not needed if not for guidance from the U.S. Department of Education and John B. King.
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.
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!
If there was a “race to the drop” of Common Core among Republican Governors, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker would be trailing his Indiana and South Carolina counterparts. Last Wednesday during his State of the State address said nothing about the Common Core State Standards instead he focused on his school to work initiative. He did […]