Daniel Hamlin and Paul Petersen of Harvard University says no evidence suggesting a correlation between proficiency standards and student achievement exists.
Shane Vander Hart responds to Education Next’s 2017 School Reform Poll that shows support for standards-based reform growing among Americans.
Shane Vander Hart: Michael Petrilli painted a serene, but false, picture of where federal involvement in education will be in the next few years.
Support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped 40 points since 2012 according to an annual poll conducted by Education Next.
Since 2010 PARCC and Smarter Balanced have seen their consortia’s membership go from 58 member states and territories to 22.
Two polls recently came out, and neither brings good news for the Common Core State Standards. Education Next released their poll which I will have to say is garbage when it comes to their national sample. They have shown for the last two years a majority of Americans support Common Core. That is an outlier […]
EdNext readers overwhelmingly gave Arne Duncan an F for his job performance. A – 3% B – 3% C – 6% D – 16 % F – 72% This is obviously not a scientific poll, but this site is read by people from all over the political spectrum. It seems like a variety of people […]
Education Next interviewed Ze’ev Wurman and W. Stephen Wilson about the Common Core Math Standards which 40 states have signed on to. They ask are they a step forward or backward? They are pretty clear that it is a step backward. Some money quotes… Wurman in answering whether the CCSS for Math is higher than […]
The following op-ed is the John Locke Foundation’s Daily Journal for Friday, October 28, 2011: If you thought the federal No Child Left Behind law was bad, you haven’t seen anything yet. Next year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will introduce new curriculum standards for all public school students. This will include Common Core […]