Shane Vander Hart makes three observations about U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos’ speech at the American Enterprise Institute event, Bush-Obama school reform: lessons learned, on January 16, 2018.
An interstate test item cooperative may provide states some flexibility for developing assessments, but right now they would Common Core-aligned assessments.
Frederick M. Hess & Michael McShane wrote an an article for National Review yesterday. They contend that we must develop our own state-level versions of “repeal and replace.” Duh. Thanks for stating the obvious. We’ve got a regular Sherlock and Dr. Watson duo here. It’s quite apparent the esteemed gentlemen from American Enterprise Institute have […]
Mercedes Schneider has a fabulous audit of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spending on Common Core. In particular I want to highlight money spent on advocacy and advancing the Common Core. Let us now consider major education organizations and think tanks that have accepted Gates money for the express purpose of advancing CCSS: American […]
Michael McShane of American Enterprise Institute wrote a guest post at the Washington Post’s education blog, Answer Sheet. He asked, is it really that easy to block the Common Core State Standards? He was responding to the Michigan Legislature pausing funding for the Common Core. To try and stop the Common Core, (Tom) McMillin introduced, […]
Nope… great article in Imprimis, the monthly publication of Hillsdale College, written by Charles Murphy of the American Enterprise Institute. Money quote… As far as I can determine, the Department of Education has no track record of positive accomplishment—nothing in the national numbers on educational achievement, nothing in the improvement of educational outcomes for the disadvantaged, nothing in the […]