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National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade

…jgass@pioneerinst.wpengine.com National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO – Adopting the final draft of proposed national education standards in English language arts (ELA) would result in a significant…

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The Road to a National Curriculum

…of the U.S. Department of Education from 2006-2009, where he acted as the chief legal adviser to Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings. Download Report: The Road to a National Curriculum

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National standards’ process and substance abuse

…is overstepping its bounds, whether one-size-fits-all national education strategies actually work, whether the national standards were any good and whether the national assessments will be a qualitative step forward. But…

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Self-dealing among education officials

…“reforms.” Last week, I wrote about the conflictitis that plagues the longstanding group of DC-based advocates of national standards. The post focused largely on the façade of objectivity put up…

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Mandatory Volunteerism

…and local partners, with the National School Boards Association, Achieve, Inc., the National Governors Association’s lobby and other fellow travelers who made a point of employing words like “state-led,” “voluntary,”…

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Mandatory Volunteerism

…local partners, with the National School Boards Association, Achieve, Inc., the National Governors Association’s lobby and other fellow travelers who made a point of employing words like “state-led,” “voluntary,” and…

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Those pesky things called laws

…authors Eitel, Talbert and Evers call the Education Department’s “incremental march down the road to a national curriculum” begins with the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSS). It is an…

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Diminished literature curriculum hinders scholarship

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120508/OPINION/205080303/-1/NEWS06 April was National Poetry Month and there’s nowhere that designation should have more meaning than in Massachusetts, where John Adams’ 1780 state constitution explicitly instructs future leaders to “cherish…

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Self-dealing among education officials

…Last week, I wrote about the conflictitis that plagues the longstanding group of DC-based advocates of national standards. The post focused largely on the façade of objectivity put up by…

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Education news from other states

…a thus-far postponed debate on where proficiency will be set (cut scores), and a manifesto issued by the Shanker Institute arguing for a national curriculum. The tentacles of the Gates…

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2018AnnualReport

…leading the national movement for high-quality, state-based K–12 education standards. In 2018, Common Core-aligned national tests continue in less than a quarter of their original member states. After extensive Pioneer…

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Wall Street Journal: Conservatives Oppose National Standards

http://blog.heritage.org/2012/05/09/wall-street-journal-conservatives-oppose-national-standards/ Opponents of national standards and tests see the push as furthering “federal intrusion into state education matters,” asserts the Wall Street Journal today. While the standards have been touted…