Jane Robbins: We oppose a proposal by the National Center for Education Statistics to join OECD in conducting the International Early Learning Study (IELS).
Jane Robbins & Erin Tuttle: Does President Trump realize the threats to his education legacy that are being planted by his personnel choices and by congressional “frenemies”?
Jane Robbins: Regardless of what conservative media outlets tell you opposition to Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education is not just from teachers’ unions.
Jane Robbins: The data that can be gathered from VR gaming tech is massive, but of greater concern is how it can alter kids’ thoughts and behavior.
The education establishment is colluding with Big Data to obliterate opting out by promoting “embedded assessment” within the digital-learning platforms.
Jane Robbins: Common Core hasn’t done much for student achievement, but it has spawned a plethora of groups to push the national standards come hell or high water.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.
Jane Robbins: Since Common Core architect David Coleman took over as president of the College Board, the scandals or at least embarrassments have come fast and furious.
Jane Robbins: Dishonesty has been a defining characteristic of the campaign to promote and implement the Common Core national standards.
Powerful, wealthy private groups use their influence to bypass democratic processes to impose their preferred evidence-poor policies on public schools.