There was a press conference this week on the growing resistance to the Common Core SBAC in Seattle. Parents, students and teachers from schools across
This article was written by Anthony Cody and first published in Education Week in November, 2013 and then reposted on his blog Living in Dialogue.
This was originally posted in 2013 at the Washington Post website but is worth a read now. Gates gives $150 million in grants for Common
Mercedes Schneider breaks it down for us in her post: A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending One man, lots of money,
Want to pull the rug out from everyone by limiting public input into what is suppose to be a democratic process? Submit a proposal to
Proposition 1B “Preschool for All” Wheel of Fortune (Click the image for a better view. Click the title for a pdf.) “Quality Preschool for
I have been researching the “education reform” movement since 2009 and I understand there is a larger picture. This is where we are now.
Gates has given over $4 million to the “pro-free enterprise” AEI since 2007, much of it to “influence the national education debate.” Click on the
I’m as shocked as you are about this…or should I be? The Gates Foundation agrees with those who’ve decided that assessment results should not
Much is going on in the wide world of education. Every time I’m ready to wrap up this post, something new comes across the wires
From The Fatal Flaw of the Common Core Standards by Diane Ravitch: The reason to oppose the Common Core standards is because they violate the
Excerpt from the Chicago Teachers Union position paper: Debunking the Myths of Standardized Testing. Corporate reform groups such as Advance Illinois and Stand for Children claim teachers are the main factor in student academic achievement. Recent research shows otherwise: as much as 90% of variation in student growth is explained