Shane Vander Hart: There are legitimate concerns about and arguments to be made over school choice, but Katherine Stewart’s argument isn’t one of those.
New independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin says local control, expanded opportunity and a return to fundamentals are vital to reforming education.
Rick Hess of American Enterprise Institute penned an op/ed today in National Review. He asked if the Common Core could be Jeb Bush’s Romneycare. In short – yes, and it will probably tank his ability to win the Republican nomination should he run for President. Hess writes about Bush’s crucial miscalculation: So what’s gone wrong? […]
Wisconsin legislators invited Kathleen Porter-Magee of the Fordham Institute to testify before a joint committee on education about Common Core Standards. She also wrote “The Truth about Common Core” for National Review online. Ms. Porter-Magee’s testimony and article lack a basic understanding of the reasons that tax payers are opposed to Common Core. A most […]
Kathleen Porter-Magee & Sol Stern ask in the subheading of their National Review article defending the Common Core State Standards ask “why are prominent conservatives criticizing a set of rigorous educational standards?” There are others who have provided direct rebuttals. I want to answer their primary question. While I’m not a “prominent conservative,” I am […]
Stanley Kurtz writing at National Review noted that parents are starting to wake up over the push for a national curriculum: Why does President Obama want your child to read “Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management” in school? It’s not the business of a president to shape your local school’s reading […]