Betsy DeVos has fully embraced the power ESSA gave her to approve state accountability plans and has no trouble with exerting federal control.
Chester Finn believes that the worldview and faux psychology behind the self-esteem movement of the past are alive and well with social-emotional learning.
In the 17 state accountability plans submitted to the U.S. Department of Education few highlight the Common Core, but not because it has disappeared.
Shane Vander Hart: The Trump Administration can give lip service to local control, or they actually can respect it and allow Alabama to proceed with a new test.
Education Week reports that Preisdent-elect Donald Trump is slated to meet with Michelle Rhee as his search for an Education Secretary continues.
Who will President-Elect Donald Trump appoint as his Secretary for Education? Shane Vander Hart looks at the speculated short list.
Education Week just released a new interactive map that shows where states stand with the Common Core State Standards.
Are students missing out on literary classics with Common Core? Of course they are, it’s impossible not to with the shift to informational text.
Education Week reports that eight states plan to collaborate to develop standards in order to encourage social-emotional learning in their local schools.
Andrew Ujifusa of Education Week writes that SETRA (Strengthening Education Through Research Act) is lagging, but not quite dead in Congress.