New York City Mayor: Scrap the Specialized High School Placement Assessment

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an op/ed for Chalkbeat over the weekend that called for changes in how New York City Schools assesses middle school students for placement in their eight advanced placement high schools.

Education Researchers: No Compelling Evidence Common Core Will Improve Education

The California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education says there is no compelling evidence the Common Core State Standards will improve education.