Shane Vander Hart: Kids have struggled with their ability to write for a long time, but Common Core has not helped and, in fact, has hindered student progress.
The Collaborative for Student Success belittling parents and ignoring well-founded research that supports their arguments is a poor method of persuasion.
Eunie Smith & Deborah Love: Even by the bottom-dwelling standards of Common Core propagandists the claims from the latest Twitter study is a bit rich.
Numerous grassroots activists signed an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump asking him to appoint a Secretary of Education who opposes Common Core.
Jane Robbins: Dishonesty has been a defining characteristic of the campaign to promote and implement the Common Core national standards.
The Pioneer Institute this fall released a new book entitled Drilling through the Core: Why Common Core is Bad for America edited by Peter Wood.
The U.S. Senate passed S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, on a 81 to 17 vote on Thursday afternoon spending seven days debating the bill.
Sandra Stotsky in a video warns of the U.S. Senate’s “gross violation of civic procedure” in their upcoming attempt to reauthorize No Child Left Behind.
Stotsky: Sunset ESEA after extensive national public discussion of how to educate low-income children without damaging them all of public education further.
Sandra Stotsky: The idea of a core set of standards is better suited for K-8 which is where the current standards belong in terms of content and cut scores.