Karen Effrem provides a Common Core/FedEd/High Stakes Testing/Preschool comparison of the Florida gubernatorial primary for both parties.
Karen Effrem: Although Tucker and colleagues tout European education-workforce systems, none have produced or will produce American levels of freedom and prosperity.
Frederick Hess with American Enterprise Institute warned that we should beware of experts, especially those in education policy. Agreed.
Darrell Castle, the Constitution Party’s presidential nominee, opposes federal involvement in education and says that it belongs at the state & local level.
Former Hewlett Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina criticized the Common Core State Standards and equated it with crony capitalism.
The U.S. Dept. of Education said student assessment opt-outs are not allowed for the 2016 assessments, will this be a policy John King pursue under ESSA?
What outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said about the Every Student Succeeds Act is damning of Congressional Republican leadership.
U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT): “Schools are not factories; education can’t be systematized; learning can’t be centrally planned.”
the U.S. Senate voted in favor – 85 to 12 – to pass the Every Student Achieves Act, the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that replaces No Child Left Behind.
Several education experts come together to compile their top 12 concerns about the Every Student Succeeds Act, the current ESEA reauthorization bill.