Former DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee is definitely a celebrity. But that’s about the only way in which she would fit with a Donald Trump administration as education secretary.
Critics of Common Core warned us that ‘college-ready’ actually meant community-college ready. It looks like they were being too generous.
Local newspapers and homeschool leaders from West Virginia to Alabama and North Carolina to Texas report a surge in homeschooling interest and enrollment in just the past year or two.
This helps explain why Democrat politicians paid little attention to lefty constituents’ objections to Common Core.
Think kids need less recess or year-round school? Summer shows why neither are true.
If Hillary Clinton had never played a pivotal role in creating and accomplishing her husband’s education agenda in the ‘90s, we might well not have Common Core.
The postmortems will roll out in a year or two, but it’s already clear Common Core is eking out its last gasps. Inside its mayhem lies opportunity.
Public schools are slipping kids text porn and treating parents like crazy people when they try to protect their kids.
Common Core’s rollout costs were projected at $17 billion. California’s actual spending suggests taxpayers will pay more than four times that.
No wonder Americans are feeling ready to riot over their distrust for ‘public servants.’ These people we do not elect and cannot rid ourselves of keep knifing us in the back.
Muckraker James O’Keefe is releasing undercover Common Core videos. The reasons kids learn so little are even worse than he shows.
“I hate kids. I’m in it to sell books, don’t even kid yourself for a heartbeat.”
Fortune magazine has no idea what capitalism means, even though it’s at the heart of why huge majorities of Americans distrust big business.
In the war between government and parents over who will steward children, government is winning. That’s bad for everyone.
Once again, the party of limited government helps expand it, this time in a new law that supposedly replaces No Child Left Behind and Common Core.
Congress will get two days to see what’s inside a 400-page bill remaking the nation’s largest education law.
In Kentucky, the first state to adopt Common Core, college professors are protesting that it means teaching woefully unprepared students. A newly elected Matt Bevin will be receptive.
The establishment wants you to think Common Core is a shiny legacy for departing Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Nothing close.
Ample research affirms that the influence of technology on student learning is not entirely positive.
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