Common Core

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Florida puts PARCC in reverse

By Daniel James Devine
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Education | Gov. Rick Scott of Florida used an executive order on Monday to scale down the state’s roll in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and…

Uncommon uprising

By Daniel James Devine
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Education | A math problem sparked a statewide revolt against new public education standards in Indiana. And that revolt against Common Core has now gone national

The Common Core catastrophe in public schools

By D.C. Innes
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Education | Don’t worry. They’re fixing education in America. Again. The states have largely signed on to a national “Common Core” for public education to assure…

Troubling trends

Troubling trends

By Elise Grafe, Angela Lu, Casey Luskin & Leigh Jones
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Back to School | Some public schools continue their slide into transgender politics, Darwinian groupthink, and hostility to Christianity

L.A. schools binge on Apple’s iPad

By Elise Grafe
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Education | The Los Angeles Unified school district just decided to spend $30 million on iPads for students. This begins a “massive roll out” of iPads across the…

Indiana issues recess for Common Core State Standards

By Rachel Cooper
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Education | The Indiana General Assembly passed a bill Monday night that would delay implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) until state officials study…

What billions buy

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | Bill Gates is reshaping American education with his pocketbook

Mom brigade

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | The Common Core doesn’t add up, and grassroots activists are fighting it in the states

Common Core: Reasonable reform, or just another expensive test?

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—The Common Core academic standards, the subject of fervent debate in my home state of Indiana and in several other states, looks like an…

School’s out

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | Two major cities battle over saving their school systems by closing schools

Common Core: Reform or fad?

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | The jury is still out on the Common Core education standards. Some impressive education reformers stand behind them, including Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and…

Good writing: The missing link to good grades

Good writing: The missing link to good grades

By Amy Henry
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Education | After enduring several frustrating decades of wildly ineffective nuevo-education, those who aren’t so embedded in a faltering system that they’ve lost the…

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