Jane Robbins: Some of the points that former education secretary Bill Bennett made in his op/ed defending the Every Student Succeeds Act are confused.
Massachusetts’ new science standards adopted by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education fall short according to a new Pioneer Institute study.
New paper outlines “fundamental and profound differences” between goals of the Common Core State Standards and the goals of Catholic education.
Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) is on the fence with Common Core ballot initiative that will be voted on this fall sees PARCC withdrawal with review as enough.
Fordham Institute’s report on PARCC v. MCAS reads more like propaganda and lacks the basic elements of objective research.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester announced that he is recommending Massachusetts use a “Next Generation MCAS” a MCAS-PARCC hybrid.
Pioneer Institute: Updating MCAS would result in lower costs and more rigorous assessments that would provide better information about student performance.
The release of 2015 MCAS results together with preliminary 2015 PARCC testing results provides little new information to help Massachusetts choose.
Williamson Evers, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, writes the latest Pioneer Institute white paper entitled Federal Overreach and Common Core.
Pioneer Institute calls on Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Chester to recuse himself from the MCAS/PARCC decision process.