Betsy DeVos pushed the misleading narrative again that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) returns power to the states in her interview with AP.
After Michigan’s ESSA state accountability plan is rejected Acting Assistant Secretary of Elementary & Secondary Education Jason Botel is out at USDED.
Alabama State Board of Education met on Thursday and no action was taken on Betty Peters’ resolution to eliminate Common Core.
South Carolina Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant has pledged to oppose Common Core and fight federal education mandates as a candidate for Governor of South Carolina.
The Alabama State Board of Education will consider a draft resolution that would rescind the Common Core State Standards by August 1, 2018.
Shane Vander Hart: A propaganda piece for social-emotional learning on the website of the CBS affiliate in Miami, FL prompted a visceral reaction.
The UK is investing heavily in textbooks used in schools in Shanghai, China; perhaps the United States could benefit by looking at their methods as well.
Even with changes to the feedback process for state accountability plans required under the ESSA, the U.S. Department of Education is still nit-picky.
Shane Vander Hart: Kids have struggled with their ability to write for a long time, but Common Core has not helped and, in fact, has hindered student progress.
Florida, Kentucky, and New Jersey are seeking a testing waiver from the U.S. Department of Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).