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Arizona Teachers Abandon Ship

Oct 2, 2017 by

Peter Greene – We revisit Arizona from time to time because it has been quietly throwing its hat into the ring with Florida and...

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PARCC: Still Trying to Hold It...

Aug 7, 2017 by

Mercedes Schneider – The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has a new website. On May 02,...

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However Well Black Students Pe...

May 22, 2017 by

Teachers are twice as likely to say their classes are “too difficult” for black students as they are for whites. By Rebecca Klein...

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Trump Promised To Repeal Commo...

Mar 14, 2017 by

They voted for him in November. Now they’re pushing him to keep his promises. Donald Trump wasn’t Stacey Gyorgyi’s first choice for...

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U.S. Muslim Vets Vow To Defend...

Mar 1, 2017 by

Surge of hate crimes is also bringing Americans together. 4.9k By Mary Papenfuss – The frightening increase in bomb threats...

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Common Core: A Failed ‘G...

Apr 20, 2016 by

David A. Pickler – Top Republican presidential contenders cite Common Core in their stump speeches, seeking political capital...

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Marc Tucker and Common Core Fu...

Mar 7, 2016 by

Mercedes Schneider – On March 03, 2016, president of the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE), Marc Tucker,...

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Gates Gives Common Core Owner,...

Feb 8, 2016 by

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is one of two owners of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In fact, former...

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Even As States Continue to Lea...

Aug 10, 2015 by

Mercedes Schneider – On August 07, 2015, NPR released an article concerning setting the cut scores for the PARCC tests that 5...

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The PARCC Race to the Top Cont...

Aug 4, 2015 by

Mercedes Schneider – When the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) applied for Race to the...

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3 Educators Sentenced To 7 Yea...

Apr 14, 2015 by

A judge disregarded prosecutors’ recommendations and sentenced three Atlanta educators to 20 years, seven of them to be served...

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New York Private School Advert...

Feb 4, 2014 by

One upstate New York private school is trying to use public opposition to the Common Core to its advantage. The Common Core State...

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New York City Teacher Posts Li...

Oct 9, 2012 by

Staten Island teacher Francesco Portelos has been streaming live video of his stint in a pseudo Department of Education “rubber room”...

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