Several GOP Senators helped derail the appointment of New Mexico’s pro-Common Core Education Secretary Hanna Skandera to the U.S. Department of Education.
Shane Vander Hart: SB 524 before the West Virginia Senate had all of the necessary elements of an effective Common Core repeal removed from the bill.
Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) introduced H.R. 1510, the States’ Education Reclamation Act, to eliminate the U.S. Department of Education.
States should take the time legally allowed before submitting their state accountability plan required by ESSA to solicit and and post public feedback.
The New Jersey Assembly in a 69 to 3 vote instruct the State Board of Education to vacate the rule requiring students pass PARCC in order to graduate.
President Donald Trump’s first budget requests a $9 billion or 13 percent reduction in U.S. Department of Education discretionary spending in FY 2018.
Jane Robbins: Congressional Republicans are skipping down the bipartisan path yet again on the issue of Big Data and lifetime citizen surveillance.
If teachers are really supposed to adjust their teaching methods due to standardized assessment results, then getting them a year late doesn’t help.
Eunie Smith & Deborah Love: Even by the bottom-dwelling standards of Common Core propagandists the claims from the latest Twitter study is a bit rich.
CNN launched their Trump promise tracker. They include his promise to get rid of Common Core and so far it shows that he has made no progress.