Education

The Common Core is Passable in Theory but Problematic in Reality

The Common Core is Passable in Theory but Problematic in Reality

The way the Common Core has been implemented undermines the value that could come from robust educational standards.

Stay the Course, or Turn the Page?

Stay the Course, or Turn the Page?

Common Core’s dual, social and technocratic, nature creates hurdles for political reform.

The Common Core is a Remedy Worse than the Disease

The Common Core is a Remedy Worse than the Disease

It is time to dump the Common Core and its counterproductive high-stakes testing.

Common Core Creates Professional Possibilities

Common Core Creates Professional Possibilities

Common Core educational standards can bring students and the teaching profession to new heights.

The Debate Over the Common Core State Standards

The Debate Over the Common Core State Standards

The Regulatory Review features seven new essays over two-weeks on the Common Core.

When 1+1+1 Doesn’t Add Up

When 1+1+1 Doesn’t Add Up

Conflating testing and evaluation with education standards threatens Common Core.

Indiana Becomes First State to Abandon “Common Core” Educational Standards

Indiana Becomes First State to Abandon “Common Core” Educational Standards

New state law requires Indiana to establish its own education standards and benchmarks.

Free Lunch for All

Free Lunch for All

Proposed rule would extend free lunch to all students in qualifying schools.

Department of Education Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan

Department of Education Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan

Agency issues draft focused on closing achievement gap and leading the world.

Federal Government Proposes to Expand Relief to Student Loan Debtors

Federal Government Proposes to Expand Relief to Student Loan Debtors

Proposed program would apply to loans disbursed as early as October 2011.