Sandra Stotsky: To know why kids who, at the end of 3rd grade, have low reading achievement we should look at how their teachers were trained and tested.
Sandra Stotsky: CAEP through their embrace of the Common Core State Standards may well be handicapping the teacher preparation programs it has accredited.
Sandra Stotsky: All students, including minority students, need academically stronger teachers, whether in North Carolina or Massachusetts.
Michael Bloomberg joins education reformers in beating the standards and accountability drum that has proven to be a failure in the eight years we have had Common Core.
Billions of tax dollars have been spent over decades to prepare teachers but have produced little evidence of success. States complain that they can’t identify ineffective teachers. It is time to wake up and smell the burning toast! The significance of subjecting teachers to failed teacher-training programs is lost on those who influence education. Billions […]