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The Surprising Backers Behind ...

Sep 1, 2015 by

By Doug Page – The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, also funds the world’s richest, private philanthropic organization, the...

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Mother Concerned About Explici...

Aug 28, 2015 by

The mother of a Del Campo High School student says she is concerned over reading material her daughter was given for an assignment....

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Many Students Now Use Uber to ...

Aug 28, 2015 by

Forget the big yellow bus or even mom’s taxi. This fall, more and more kids will be heading back to school via Uber and other...

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Jeb Bush’s plan to fix educati...

Aug 20, 2015 by

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush is calling for “total voucherization” of the nations’s education system so parents, rather than governments,...

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Christie says he’d work with u...

Aug 19, 2015 by

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — The latest from the New Hampshire Education Summit, where six Republican presidential contenders were scheduled...

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From the Bookshelf: An Empty C...

Aug 19, 2015 by

by Michael Poliakoff – Sandra Stotsky has devoted her entire career to maintaining high standards in American education,...

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Chicago Mastery Learning Readi...

Aug 19, 2015 by

This is a very, very early version of common core inflicted on black kids in Chicago. Massive failure – over half of students...

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NC looks to drop Common Core, ...

Aug 18, 2015 by

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A panel that has been working on reviewing North Carolina’s academic standards for nearly a year met Monday...

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Jeb Bush: ‘Common Core&#...

Aug 14, 2015 by

At the Iowa State Fair, the former Florida governor degrades the name of a policy he supports. Jeb Bush on Friday called the name of...

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Jeb Bush and his continuous Co...

Aug 11, 2015 by

Stephanie Avery – Everyone was anxious for Thursday night’s debate. Donald Trump immediately took center stage by his refusal...

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As they compete to lay on the ...

Aug 11, 2015 by

Dennis Hayes – The proposal for a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) announced by universities and science minister Jo Johnson...

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State Ditches Common Core Test...

Aug 10, 2015 by

In a move that might inspire other states to follow suit, Connecticut’s governor Dannel Malloy has opted to have the...

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Feds grant Connecticut waiver ...

Aug 8, 2015 by

Greenwich school officials said they were delighted to hear that a federal education waiver for Connecticut has ended the Smarter...

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State mishandled rollout of Co...

Aug 4, 2015 by

The new president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents praised Common Core but said Monday that state education...

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Common Core: A private school ...

Aug 3, 2015 by

By Ray Antocicco – As of this writing, the National Association of Independent Schools, ACSI, the Association of Christian...

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Common Core Opposition Gains M...

Jul 30, 2015 by

From the Connecticut River Valley to Beacon Hill, a growing chorus of Bay Staters — teachers, parents, school administrators, and...

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Arkansas Lt. Gov. recommends c...

Jul 30, 2015 by

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday he will recommend that the Common Core be made more rigorous and be renamed. Griffin is chairing...

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How an Influential Campus Rape...

Jul 28, 2015 by

Widely cited study relies on surveys that don’t actually have anything to do with on-campus sexual assaults. Robby Soave – The...

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Martinez needs to sniff the wi...

Jul 27, 2015 by

By Del Hansen – The flame of Common Core standards, fanned into wildfire proportions by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...

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Homeschooled Students Increase...

Jul 24, 2015 by

By Justin Petrisek – The latest studies show that an increasing number of students are being homeschooled by their parents in...

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