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The Tea Party and the Common Core: Right Answer, Wrong Reason

Victor Dorff | Posted 07.29.2014 | Education
Victor Dorff

Ultimately, Common Core may provide the right course correction for U.S. education, but the devil is in the transition. Rather than focus first on modifying classroom instruction, we have allowed the testing industry to lead the charge of implementing the new ideas.

After the Billionaires Kick Down Teachers and Students, Who Is Next?

John Thompson | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
John Thompson

Over the last 20 years ago, non-educators have stumbled over our troubled inner city schools. These do-gooders made the snap judgment that the way to help kids was to destroy the system that they defined as the "status quo."

Joy Resmovits

New Teaching Standards, Coming To A School Near You

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education

Amy Bednarz, an English as a second language teacher in a Massachusetts elementary school, is confused. She doesn't know exactly what to teach. For...

Louisiana Skipped Key Standardized Testing Analysis In 2009-2010, Cites Budget Woes

The Washington Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) did not conduct an erasure analysis of the state's standardized test scores for the 2009-2010 academic ye...

Scores On SAT College Entrance Test Hold Steady

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Average scores on the SAT college entrance exam held steady this year as a record number of students and more minorities than ever took the test, acco...