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MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

California's Common Core Apologia

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In a recent blog, Dr. Michael Kirst, past president of the California State Board of Education, attempts to defend his record of Common Core implementation during that period. But policy experts Ze’ev Wurman & Williamson Evers set the Golden State's record during Common Core straight.

Study: After-School Programs Can Help Improve Flat or Declining Math Achievement

Philanthropic, other organizations should consider providing…

Study: New Massachusetts Science Standards Inferior To Their Predecessors

As a result of ignoring input from a distinguished national expert, Massachusetts’ Next Generation Science Standards adopted last spring by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) fall short.

Common Core English and Math Standards Not Properly Validated

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Study Finds Common Core English and Math Standards Not Properly…

Audio: Lead Mathematics Standards-Writer William McCallum

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These audio clips are from Professor William McCallum's remarks…

Why Common Core’s Math Standards Don’t Measure Up (by Guest Blogger Ze'ev Wurman)

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Guest Post by Ze'ev Wurman (biography below)  Last year William…