Jane Robbins: The latest ACT scores show that Common Core has been a great leveler – just not in the way it was promised.
How has Common Core changed what teachers know and do? The Rand Corporation released a report that examines whether or not that is the case.
Pioneer Institute Study: Curriculum centralization has failed to improve international competitiveness—it’s time to re-think curriculum standards-based reform
Richard P. Phelps of Nonpartisan Education Review provides a historical, financial and media analyses of six different Common Core collaborators.
One of the reasons why Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican governor in a red state, is so unpopular was her tepid response to efforts to repeal Common Core.
Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his new memoir says he does not have any regrets over the Race to the Top program pushing Common Core.
The Fordham Institute released its survey of 1200 ELA teachers and they have found students read less fiction, content knowledge is slighted, and writing instruction needs help.
Fox Illinois reported earlier this month that only 37 percent of 3rd-8th graders in Illinois passed the PARCC’s reading and writing assessment. With the poor quality of the Common Core State Standards, it should not be a surprise.
Denis Ian: The Common Core reformers …. from the start … were hesitant and spineless. Supposedly daring reformers dared not look at this issue of school performance through the lenses of race and economics.
Denis Ian: Your own schools … the ones you actually own … will be the investment oases of this new century … with a renewable stream of your own tax dollars until … until we all come to our senses. Or go broke.