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Is the Common Core an Attack on Progressive Education?

Lisa Nielsen | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics
Lisa Nielsen

When we insist on measuring the performance of students with cognitive disabilities by giving them a curriculum that is beyond their reach and assessments we know that developmentally they will be unable to read, we are setting everyone up for failure.

Black Thursday

Henry J. Stern | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

We were surprised today to learn that Bloomberg dismissed Cathie Black after 97 days. The mayor did not set a speed record, however, in dismissing a commissioner who did not work out.

What Would Diane Do?

Thomas W. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thomas W. Carroll

Diane Ravitch is an inspired writer and a professional skeptic. These admirable traits are in short supply these days but in full display in her new book The Death and Life of the Great American School System.