Bill Gates during a speech at the Council of the Great City Schools said he would spend another $1.7 Billion on education initiatives in public schools.
Success Academies, a charter school network in New York City, grades their parents on homework supervision, school readiness, responsiveness and investment.
Kindergarten Entry Assessment is another education reform pushed onto states through federal money that had no basis in evidence.
The Lawrence Journal-World says Common Core is soon to be no more in Kansas. A brief look at their new math standards approved in August says differently.
Denis Ian: Education’s deep spiral has now hit bottom. And the thud you hear? That’s your child’s head … hittin’ the wall.
The Feds rejected Colorado’s state accountability system that did not penalize schools with high opt-out rates, now the state will have two systems.
The Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette highlights in a recent editorial the testing woes that Indiana currently faces that include a problem with the new vendor.
In 2009, as an Ohio State Senator, Jon Husted supported Race to the Top, the federal grant program that helped to push Common Core onto states.
Congressman Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) in a TV ad accused the other candidates in Ohio’s Republican Gubernatorial Primary of supporting Common Core.
California’s third-graders in 2017 have been under Common Core since the beginning, and still, only 47 percent meet or exceed the standards.