In April, Rhode Island decided to dump PARCC. They partnered with Massachusetts to develop their new assessment to be administered in May.
Shane Vander Hart: It is back to school time which means parents will be subjected to local school propaganda promoting the Common Core State Standards.
Shane Vander Hart responds to Education Next’s 2017 School Reform Poll that shows support for standards-based reform growing among Americans.
Alabama State Board of Education met on Thursday and no action was taken on Betty Peters’ resolution to eliminate Common Core.
The Alabama State Board of Education will consider a draft resolution that would rescind the Common Core State Standards by August 1, 2018.
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.
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.
Shane Vander Hart: With the Common Core State Standards our nation will graduate more students who, when it comes to cursive, are functionally illiterate.
Utah State Board of Education member Spencer Stokes was the person who floated the $100 million number to replace Common Core. Where is that coming from?
If it will cost Utah $100 million to replace the Common Core State Standards how much did it cost to implement these sub par standards in the first place?