Tuesday's ed news
Michigan's governor has signed the state budget, which prohibits funds for Common Core.
A bill to repeal Common Core has hit New York.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signs a new kind of Parent Trigger into law.
A New Hampshire court rules that tax-credit scholarship students may not attend religious schools.
Chicago Public Schools will lay off 663 employees because of school closures.
U.S. teacher training is of poor quality, a comprehensive...
Not everything worth doing should be done by the federal government. That may be the understatement of the millennium, but it’s the key to understanding why the current push for “common core” standards in education is a bad idea.
Common Core is the latest wrinkle in a 20-year trend to raise standards and increase accountability in education policy. Perhaps inevitably, this trend has coincided with a growing federal role in setting educational standards and mandated testing. This movement has...
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