Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his new memoir says he does not have any regrets over the Race to the Top program pushing Common Core.
Kindergarten Entry Assessment is another education reform pushed onto states through federal money that had no basis in evidence.
In 2009, as an Ohio State Senator, Jon Husted supported Race to the Top, the federal grant program that helped to push Common Core onto states.
Former South Carolina Superintendent of Education Mick Zais was appointed by President Donald Trump as Deputy Secretary of Education.
Frederick Hess with American Enterprise Institute warned that we should beware of experts, especially those in education policy. Agreed.
Mindy Kornhaber from Penn State, a co-author of a new study tracking Common Core spending, says Common Core is unlikely to boost student achievement.
Former Hewlett Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina criticized the Common Core State Standards and equated it with crony capitalism.
The arguments made by establishment proponents of Race to the Top and Common Core, including some presidential candidates continue to implode.
In Joanne Weiss’ recent essay we finally have a USDED official admit the truth about the federal role in foisting Common Core on to the states.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pushes high standards, but says the federal government should have no part in setting them. He also promotes school choice.