Co-Author of 1993 MA Ed Reform Act Concerned About Current Policies

Massachusetts Education Reform Act co-author and former Senate President Tom Birmingham praised the historic success that has been achieved since the law was enacted in 1993, but expressed concern that the Commonwealth is veering away from basic principles of the law that produced that success.

Alabama Elects to March Toward True Progress in Education

Betty Peters: Michael Sentance gave us a clear outline for his vision of education, modeled on the highly successful reform effort he had been part of in Massachusetts.

Common Core Reversing Massachusetts’ Educational Achievements

I wanted to draw your attention to an op/ed written by James Stergios, Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute

Branstad Looking to Repeat Massachusetts’ Mistake

Massachusetts took a model of educational reform and success and chucked it to adopt the common core state standards.  No legislative vote.