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Whatever Will We Do If We Dump Common Core?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.01.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

If self-declared "reformers" promote non-CCSS education as substandard, and all of these "reformers" lack a CCSS-based education, why should anyone bother heeding any advice they should push onto the public?

Some Kids 'Aren't Brilliant'? Arne Duncan Blunder Is Bigger Than It First Appears

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wants parents to be "more involved" in the educational process. But there is a hitch -- as there always is with the reformer version of "parental involvement": The parental involvement must coincide with the reform agenda.

How About Some Rhee-lated Information From Tax Documents?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Handing millions over to the likes of Michelle Rhee is idiocy. Rhee is nothing more than some Frankenstein creation of bored philanthropy. Be careful, mainstream America. In promoting Rhee, you are confusing cash flow for substance.