The Pioneer Institute released a report co-written by Mark Bauerlein, R. James Milgram, and Jane Robbins that reviews Massachusetts new academic standards.
Shane Vander Hart responds to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s complaint that education reform is not keeping pace with the rapidly changing economy.
Alabama State Senator Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) proposed replacing Alabama’s elected state board of education with an appointed “board of counsel.”
If Common Core is all that it is cracked up to be, we should have seen an increase in scores on assessments like PIRLS, not a decline.
PISA shows that students in the United States collaborate better than students in many other countries, but that few collaborate with sophistication.
In New Orleans, we see a refusal to admit that perhaps the Common Core and aligned-curriculum is to blame for declining test scores and state ratings.
Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), accused Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of approving state plans that flaunt ESSA.
Jane Robbins: We must understand what kinds of data reside in various agencies and ponder the possible consequences of sharing that data as contemplated by FEPA.
The South Dakota Board of Education is in the middle of the hearing process for proposed education standards having completed two of four required hearings.
The Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking (S. 2046) was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.