If you missed last night’s webcast hosted by Family Research Council the archive is up. Guests included Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.), Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Dr. Sandra Stotsky of the University of Arkansas; Jane Robbins, Esq. of the American Principles Project; Dr. Neal McCluskey of the CATO Institute; and Will Estrada, Esq. of the Home […]
The Brookings Institution released a report that undermines the belief that the Common Core will better prepare students for STEM. If that is the case and these standards are so great why are states with standards that are the most dissimilar to the Common Core have better assessment scores? The progress report proceeds along two […]
Not according to this chart from the Cato Institute. So why is this argument always made year after year when there is absolutely no data that demonstrates this?
Diane Ravitch opines that David Coleman shouldn’t be surprised by the confusion related to the Common Core ELA Standards guidance on how much informational text should be used compared to fiction. The problem is that, no matter what Coleman may say, publishers and districts believe the standards call for more informational text and less literature […]