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.
U.S Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) till insists that the Every Student Succeeds Act still prevents federal mandates like Common Core
Ze’ev Wurman: Absent in this discussion about Gates Foundation mea culpa is the mediocrity of Common Core, which the Foundation hasn’t yet acknowledged.
Lisa Hudson: Unlike what Education Week has reported studies on the adverse effects of excessive use of media on our children has not been limited.