HSLDA reports that West Virginia State Senator Michael Romano (D-Clarksburg) thinks homeschoolers should have to follow Common Core.
Jane Robbins: All parents should download the Parent Toolkit just released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy to learn how to protect their children.
The Nebraska Department of Education has opened up their science standards (which look a lot like the Next Generation Science Standards) for public comment.
Jane Robbins: Some of the points that former education secretary Bill Bennett made in his op/ed defending the Every Student Succeeds Act are confused.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard point out that local control is another term that is whose meaning is twisted in an effort to actually subvert it.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the clear and hidden meanings of school choice that is currently shaping education policy.
Former Secretary of Education William Bennett is concerned that Massachusetts watered down their academic standards, but won’t say how they did it.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the trend of collecting, sharing, and mining of personally identifiable student data and where it is heading.
NYSED last week announced that New York’s revised ELA and math standards are online and that they will take public comment on the revisions until June 2nd.
Shane Vander Hart: On WWMT Channel 3 (West Michigan’s CBS affiliate) last week DeVos reiterated that Common Core is gone and she is still wrong.