common core standards
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.
You Can Try and Deny It, But Our Schools Need to Do Better Preparing Our Kids for College and Career
Like Weber, we are "sick and tired" of this debate. We too are tired of having our work cynically dismissed as a product
Regardless of sector, race, or age, we all want the same things for our families and ourselves: as my mother says, "health, happiness, safety, the strength to cope with anything that comes our way." Here are six practices that help me get a little closer to whole heart health.
The Education Commission report says that a few states give clear guidance on opting out: In California and Utah, state law
As a college student, I know firsthand that any form of standardized testing is an inaccurate form of measuring one's performance in a higher-education setting, because the learning style and environment is so drastically different from that of any K-12 institution.
"What started out as an innovative idea to create a set of base-line standards that could be ‘voluntarily’ used by the states
This week's White House "College Opportunity" summit will focus on an overlooked area with enormous potential for student success: K-12 and higher education working together to improve college completion. It sounds so simple and obvious. In fact many assume it's already happening.
Know who wins in the absence of empirical evidence to support a standards-to-promised-CCSS-results connection given that the nation is now in the middle of the CCSS mud?