A Simple Formula to Increase L...

Nov 29, 2018 by

by Robert Holland – The never-ending quest for magic formulae that universally educate all children brings to mind this lyrical...

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Bureaucracy Devours Funds that...

Jun 7, 2018 by

by Robert Holland – While teachers have walked off their jobs in several states this spring to protest what they believe to be...

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Massachusetts Becomes Dumber S...

Feb 14, 2018 by

by Robert Holland – It is not likely that even an exhaustive review of commentary on education in 2017 could turn up quotes...

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Cristo Rey Network Bucks Trend...

Jan 29, 2018 by

By Ashley Bateman – Catholic school enrollment in the United States has been declining for decades, but one model has continued...

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Congress Considers Three Bills...

Dec 20, 2017 by

By Jenni White – Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act scheduled to be voted on today. Three bills aimed at...

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Common Core Influence Remains ...

Dec 18, 2017 by

By Jenni White – The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are still in widespread use across the nation despite continuing public...

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Public Support for Common Core...

Oct 18, 2016 by

By Jenni White – Public support for school reform remains high and support for the Common Core State Standards continues to...

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Common Core: A Bad Choice for ...

Sep 1, 2016 by

By Joy Pullmann Download the PDF This 44-page booklet discusses the development of Common Core and its flaws. This expanded edition...

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Michigan Diocese Adopts Classi...

Aug 22, 2016 by

By Ashley Bateman – The Diocese of Marquette in Michigan is in the process of adopting a Catholic liberal arts curriculum for...

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Michigan Moves Two Bills to Re...

Jul 19, 2016 by

Kimberly Morin – Two bills that would repeal and replace Common Core State Standards in Michigan are progressing through the...

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Wyoming Cuts Ties with Common ...

Jul 12, 2016 by

Jenni White – The Wyoming Department of Education has ended its affiliation with the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium...

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ACT: Common Core Does Not Prep...

Jul 7, 2016 by

According to findings published by the American College Testing Inc.’s (ACT) National Curriculum Survey, Common Core State Standards...

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Whistleblower Hits College Boa...

Jun 16, 2016 by

Joy Pullmann – The former director of assessment design for College Board, the organization that owns the SAT and Advanced...

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Feds Want States To Quell Anti...

Apr 5, 2016 by

Robert G. Holland – Big government tamps down all optimism associated with springtime. As if the April 15 deadline for filing...

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Common Core Math Standards Enc...

Nov 12, 2015 by

Barry Garelick – Purveyors of the inquiry-based and student-centered math agenda, which has persisted for more than 20 years,...

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Oral Arguments Heard in Texas ...

Sep 30, 2015 by

Lennie Jarratt – Oral arguments in an education-funding lawsuit involving six groups representing school districts, parents,...

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PARCC Consortium Shrinks to Ju...

Aug 13, 2015 by

Heather Kays – The number of states participating in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers...

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Technical Malfunctions Mar Com...

Jun 29, 2015 by

Chris Neal – The New Hampshire-based company Measured Progress, which developed online Common Core tests used in Montana,...

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