Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.
Erin Tuttle: The Collaborative for Student Success is right. NAEP gauges state assessments for gauging student performances, even when it proves them wrong.
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.
Dozens of groups have joined Liberty Counsel to object to the plan for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to assess student mindsets.
In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming and controversial. In the summary of this report it says. “There is a growing movement […]
12th graders saw their average NAEP scores in math and reading drop from 2013 to 2015 which shows Common Core is not helping with college readiness.
The NAEP scores for 2015 in math and reading among 4th and 8th graders were just released and scores are down from 2013.
Jamie Gass and Charles Chieppo with the Pioneer Institute highlight in an op/ed in the Worcester News & Telegram how Common Core has impacted education in Massachusetts who once led the nation in K-12 education. It isn’t pretty. They write: Following the landmark 1993 Education Reform Act that provided public schools with a massive infusion of […]
The Brookings Institution released a report that undermines the belief that the Common Core will better prepare students for STEM. If that is the case and these standards are so great why are states with standards that are the most dissimilar to the Common Core have better assessment scores? The progress report proceeds along two […]
Matthew Ladner brings up Kentucky as an example that the Common Core State Standards are working. Kentucky was one of the first states to implement them. He said that the Kentucky exams were far more lax than that of the NAEP assessments, and after the Common Core they were brought closer into line saying that […]