South Carolina Resisting the National Standards Push

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/02/28/south-carolina-resisting-the-national-standards-push/ South…

Mandatory Volunteerism

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/mandatory_volunteerism.html The…

Mandatory Volunteerism

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The last decade has seen an explosion in the number of middle…

Are School "Turnarounds" Just Spin?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/do_school_turnarounds_work.html The…

The Core Conundrum

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http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/the-core-cunundrum/31719 Yesterday…

Are Turnaround Schools Just Spin?

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The waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act will,…

STUDY ESTIMATES COST OF TRANSITION TO NATIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS AT $16 BILLION

New study finds that aligning state and local educational systems to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math will cost the 45 states plus the District of Columbia that have adopted them nearly $16 billion over seven years.

Common Core State Standards Estimated Cost is $16 Billion for States

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http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2012/02/common-core-state-standards-estimated-cost-is-16-billion-for-states/ BOSTON/WASHINGTON,…

Obama imposing national school curriculum

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http://www.wnd.com/2012/02/obama-imposing-national-school-curriculum/print/ A…

Moving the goalposts on NCLB

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/moving_the_goalposts.html Massachusetts…

Moving the Goalposts on NCLB

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Massachusetts and nine other states made news last week by…

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-21/state-based-education-reform-needs-tough-common-progress-standards-view.html The…

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-21/state-based-education-reform-needs-tough-common-progress-standards-view.html The…

S.C. Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Anti-Common-Standards Bill

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http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/02/south_carolina_bill_to_withdra.html A…

War Against the Core

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http://www.cato.org/blog/war-against-core With the release…

Open Checkbook: State vendors in Arlington

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/arlington/news/x1569726331/Open-Checkbook-State-vendors-in-Arlington#axzz2O6UfvORR Earlier…

The Battle Over Common Core Math Standards: Will A Larger Federal Role Help or

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http://educationnext.org/the-battle-over-common-core-math-standards-will-a-larger-federal-role-help-or-hinder-curriculum-improvement/ CAMBRIDGE,…

Hold the Cork for The Connector

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The Connector made a “big” announcement about the Business…

Q&A: Michael Morisy, Co-Founder of MuckRock

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MuckRock is an online startup that helps journalists streamline,…

MCAS history exam in need of funding, fine-tuning

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_19943615 Although I…

Think Tank Raises Alarm of Federal Overreach Into Curriculum

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http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/02/a_new_white_paper_raises.html A…

Parents Hope ‘No Child’ Waiver Helps Improve Schools

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http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/02/09/parents-hope-no-child-waiver-helps-improve-schools/ WINCHESTER…

Boston Superintendent: Parents shouldn't worry

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http://www.necn.com/02/09/12/Boston-Superintendent-Parents-shouldnt-w/landing_health.html?blockID=648384&feedID=8368 (NECN:…

U.S. gives Mass. waiver from No Child Left Behind

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/fall-river/news/x2112939403/U-S-gives-Mass-waiver-from-No-Child-Left-Behind#axzz2NReSO0VO President…

IS THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW BY DIRECTING STANDARDS, TESTS, AND CURRICULA?

Despite three federal laws that prohibiting the federal government from directing, supervising or controlling K-12 curricula, the U.S. Department of Education has placed the nation on the road to a national curriculum.

Case of the Missing State Reports

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The Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (DHCFP) plays…

Driving Costs at Boston Public Schools

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Education spending is one of those things that makes everyone…

U.S. history an innovative field worth teaching

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_19909427 Last month,…

A halfhearted school budget

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/a_halfhearted_school_budget.html You…

February a Month to Remember (or Forget) in National K-12 Standards Debate

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http://www.ediswatching.org/2012/02/february-a-month-to-remember-or-forget-in-national-k-12-standards-debate/ Last…