Karen Effrem provides a Common Core/FedEd/High Stakes Testing/Preschool comparison of the Florida gubernatorial primary for both parties.
A study conducted by Vanderbilt University researchers found academic gains achieved by students in Tennessee pre-K classrooms began to fade out by first grade and vanished by third grade.
A study of Tennessee’s pre-K program shows that no only does academic gains not persist beyond Kindergarten, but those students perform worse.
And it begins…. From SchoolBook a blog about New York City Schools: With the pre-kindergarten application season officially underway, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott was touting the early childhood program as an important first step in molding students under the Common Core learning standards. The key, he said, is fostering independence in the classroom at a […]