Richard Innes with the Bluegrass Institute explains how high quality standards based education programs work and how Common Core didn’t follow that process.
Parents rallied at the statehouse to call on the Idaho Legislature to “Buck the Core” joined by Republican gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher.
The Carroll Community School District in Western Iowa says switching to Smarter Balanced represents an increase of $25K to the district’s assessment costs.
It’s hard to call any process that starts off using the Common Core State Standards anything more than a rebranding, and that is what we see in Arizona.
Erin Tuttle: The Collaborative for Student Success is right. NAEP gauges state assessments for gauging student performances, even when it proves them wrong.
Shane Vander Hart describes two initial steps that President-elect Donald Trump can take toward restoring local and state control in education.
Frank Cannon, president of American Principles Project, said that school choice advocate Betsy DeVos would be the wrong choice for Secretary of Education.
Buzzfeed’s Molly Hensley-Clancey in calling Betsy DeVos a conventional choice for Secretary of Education erroneously states she opposed Common Core.
On Saturday President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence met with Betsy DeVos and Michelle Rhee both of whom are Common Core advocates.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.