Valarie Strauss points out that President Barack Obama is not talking about his actual education legacy – Common Core and increased standardized testing.
Dr. John B. King, Jr., the acting U.S. Secretary of Education, is up for a confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate later today who was a disaster for New Yorkers.
With U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander’s past with the Secretary of Education nominees, John B. King should expect a love fest, not a tough confirmation process.
Peter Cunningham writes that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) mandates the very thing Lamar Alexander railed against – Common Core.
What outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said about the Every Student Succeeds Act is damning of Congressional Republican leadership.
President Barack Obama’s selection of john B. King to replace Arne Duncan as head of the U.S. Department of Education is not an improvement.
In Joanne Weiss’ recent essay we finally have a USDED official admit the truth about the federal role in foisting Common Core on to the states.
Nevada’s rollout of Smarter Balanced this school year was an epic disaster. The state was not even remotely close to meeting the 95% testing threshold.
Four observations about the email exchange U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan had with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush about current Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
A “smackdown” is an apt description of what Jim Stergios of the Pioneer Institute did to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan after his Boston Globe op/ed.