J.R Wilson addresses a number of issues related to the situation in Wake County, NC where the school district adopted the Mathematics Vision Project (MVP).
J.R. Wilson: The answers to the questions Who Knows? Who Decides? Who Decides Who Decides? with regard to our education system has shifted over time.
J.R. Wilson: Do states that make noise about Common Core want to repeal, revise, replace, rebrand, or update their standards?
A new report seems to make the case that Pearson is encouraging the privatization of schooling, reducing the need for trained teachers, and the accumulation of data.
Articles noticing parental dissent over several education trends does not mean parents did not speak out before instead they just went ignored.
J.R. Wilson: When will that system start listening to the parent voice? What will have to happen to get the system to listen and act based on the parent voice?
Press Release Little research evidence for, or objective, reliable way to measure SEL’s efficacy; raises significant concerns about student health and privacy BOSTON – Social-emotional learning (SEL) has been billed as a transformational tool that will propel students to greater academic achievement and personal fulfillment. Unfortunately, as a new Pioneer Institute study makes clear, the […]
The new mission statement for Truth in American Education expands our focus while providing guidance for how and what issues are addressed.
Spring assessments are right around the corner so parents who want to opt their kids out should start that process now. Here are five tips that will help you refuse the test
J.R. Wilson: There is a good chance social-emotional learning is already embedded in education programs across your state. Is it possible it is embedded in your state’s ESSA plan?