By Dr. Daniel B. Coupland On May 29th, 2009, Arne Duncan, the new Secretary of Education for the Obama Administration, gave a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. In the speech, he said, We want to raise the bar dramatically in terms of high standards. What we have had as a country, […]
With the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s bad track record on education policy why are we listening to them about the Common Core State Standards?
Jim Stergios of the Pioneer Institute wrote an op/ed last week for the Boston Globe entitled “Schools and conventional wisdom.” He said something that articulates what I’ve been noticing with the education scene with the two major political parties. If the Republican convention showed us anything about Republicans’ views about education, it demonstrated just how […]