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.
Members of the West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Education held a public hearing on Common Core standards on December 16th.
Resounding Books officially announced publication of Common Ground on Common Core an 18-essay volume from twenty top education experts and activists.
No Common Core Maine sponsored a conference last weekend entitled New England “Fall Out” From Common Core held in York, ME. The conference included speakers such as Dr. Sandra Stotsky, Dr. Mercedes Schneider, Dr. Peg Luksik, Ann Marie Banfield, Erin Tuttle, Jamie Gass and Heidi Sampson Below are videos from the different sessions.
Dr. Sandra Stotsky, Dr. Christopher Tienken, and Dr. Duke Pesta all spoke at a “symposium of learning” entitled “No More Common Core” hosted by Concerned Citizens of New Jersey on Saturday, September 27 in Vineland, NJ. They were also joined by Deneen Borelli of FreedomWorks, Dr. Tom Borelli, a molecular biologist, and Vern Williams of […]
Sandra Stotsky wrote a blog post on Pioneer Institute’s blog that deserves attention. You’ll get the gist in the opening paragraph: Stanford University mathematics professor R. James Milgram included an informative e-mail in his packet of information for state legislators when he testified at a hearing on Common Core in Milledgeville, Georgia on September 24, […]
If you missed last night’s webcast hosted by Family Research Council the archive is up. Guests included Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.), Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Dr. Sandra Stotsky of the University of Arkansas; Jane Robbins, Esq. of the American Principles Project; Dr. Neal McCluskey of the CATO Institute; and Will Estrada, Esq. of the Home […]