common core

I posted a twelve-point Anti-Trump Agenda for American Education on Huffington Post hoping to start discussion. I welcome
Whereas, this Board of Education, on many occasions, has expressed its displeasure with the requirements of the No Child
Because classic poetry isn’t just the language of the privileged.
It is not enough to be a critic. If educators, parents, and students, and progressive citizens are going to transform public education in the United States we have to develop an Anti-Trump Agenda and build an Anti-Trump social movement.
Republicans have long favored the use of competition to drive government reform. The Obama administration seized on this
Modern knowledge disciplines such as Technology & Engineering, Media, Entrepreneurship & Business, Personal Finance, Wellness
New York is in the process of revising Common Core Standards, at least that is what its State Education Commissioner claims.
School's back in session, and lessons abound. In the Mineola School District in New York, the students of Jackson Avenue
The shortcomings of our K-12 system carry over into the postsecondary years at considerable cost. We still have too many instances of social promotion where high school diplomas go to "graduates" who can't do third-grade math.
I realized that my son would probably do just fine in public school kindergarten, but only if he could go back in time and attend kindergarten in 1980, not 2016. My son is not ready for kindergarten in 2016.
One of the linchpinny foundational keystones of education reform is a confusion between correlation and causation.
At a September 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit world leaders adopted a series of goals including the promise
Our public schools are more segregated today than they were 40 years ago when integration was an explicit policy goal. The
On Friday afternoon July 29, 2016, New York State released the results of student test scores on Common Core aligned standardized tests administered last spring.
It's easy to forget that there are more than just two political parties in the United States. The Libertarian Party, officially formed in 1971, is the third largest nationally organized political party.
Saying Black lives matter does not demean other lives; it is not intended to belittle or even "wage war" on the police. It is rather a cry for help from the people who are living in that reality and those who care about them.
Common Core math, for better or worse, is no longer about calculations; it is about reading.
My personal experience also made me an advocate for students to my colleagues. An English language learner I worked with
A recent editorial suggested that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been characterized by hubris. It has hedged big bets, hoping its efforts would succeed. It's also suffered failure and for that it's been criticized as having exercised too much influence over education policy.