A study of Tennessee’s pre-K program shows that no only does academic gains not persist beyond Kindergarten, but those students perform worse.
Tom Loveless at the Brown Center for Education Policy at Brookings Institute notes that those states implementing Common Core appear to have already peaked.
Brookings Institute just released the Education Choice and Competition Index Background and Results. They scored the 25 largest school districts in the nation to see how they fared using this criteria: Availability of alternative schools. Policies on Virtual Education Funding Follows Students Restructuring or Closing Unpopular Schools Assignment Mechanism Application Process Comparable Standards and Assessments […]