Category : Common Core

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The Failure of the Obama-Duncan “School Improvement Grants” and Its Lessons for Today

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A while back, I read a vitriolic article in a rightwing publication that expressed contempt for the public schools and congratulated Betsy DeVos for trying...
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Andrea Gabor: How Big Philanthropy Captured Media Coverage of Their Education Investments

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Andrea Gabor is the Bloomberg Professor of Business Journalism at Baruch College, which is part of the City University of New York. Gabor has written...
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What You Need to Know About Standardized Testing

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Valerie Strauss posted this article that I wrote on her Washington Post site “The Answer Sheet.” The tests now required by federal law are worthless....
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Jake Jacobs Reviewed Hillary’s Dreadful Education Plan

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Jake Jacobs, an art teacher in New York City, a leader of New York BadAss Teachers, and a writer for The Progressive, read and reviewed...
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2016: Hillary’s Dreadful Education Plan

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I recently received a copy of Hillary Clinton’s policy book, assembled for her by her most trusted advisors in 2014. This policy book was released...
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Steve Hinnefeld Reviews “A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door” by Schneider and Berkshire

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Steve Hinnefeld, an Indiana blogger, reviews Jack Schneider and Jennifer Berkshire’s new book A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door and finds that it resonates with...