Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Federal interference in state and local policy is harmful and unacceptable in all circumstances, usually for reasons of polity and liberty. But in the case of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, it appears it contributed to something even worse.
A bill filed in the Florida House and in the Florida Senate allows Florida school districts to write their own standards provided they are equivalent to or better than the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.
Shane Vander Hart: A propaganda piece for social-emotional learning on the website of the CBS affiliate in Miami, FL prompted a visceral reaction.
Florida, Kentucky, and New Jersey are seeking a testing waiver from the U.S. Department of Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
There is a new law in Florida that gives parents an ability to challenge textbooks and instructional materials that they find objectionable.
Mason Classical Academy in Naples, FL rejected Common Core and their 3rd and 5th grade ELA scores on the Florida Standards Assessment were among the best.
Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Despite literally millions of pro-Common Core dollars grassroots anti-Common Core parents scored some impressive victories in the Florida primary elections.
Judge Karen Gievers ordered that some Florida third graders to be promoted where school districts did not allow “a teacher-compiled portfolio.”