Jane Robbins: Some of the points that former education secretary Bill Bennett made in his op/ed defending the Every Student Succeeds Act are confused.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard point out that local control is another term that is whose meaning is twisted in an effort to actually subvert it.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the clear and hidden meanings of school choice that is currently shaping education policy.
Former Secretary of Education William Bennett is concerned that Massachusetts watered down their academic standards, but won’t say how they did it.
Shane Vander Hart: On WWMT Channel 3 (West Michigan’s CBS affiliate) last week DeVos reiterated that Common Core is gone and she is still wrong.
President Trump orders a review of federal rules, regulations, and guidance related to K-12 education to ensure it respects local and state control.
Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has not said much about Common Core since being confirmed, and what she has said has been entirely incorrect.
Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) tells McClatchy in an interview that when it comes to education “sometimes doing nothing from the federal level is good.”
If a civil war is going on within the Trump Administration, it is evident that educrats aligned to Jeb Bush are winning at the U.S. Department of Education.
States should take the time legally allowed before submitting their state accountability plan required by ESSA to solicit and and post public feedback.