This week we talk about Gov. Corbett’s review of state academic standards in Pennsylvania, state pensions in Indiana, charter schools in California, and closing the achievement gap with common core in Arkansas.
State Board of Education’s move could put critical federal policy in jeopardy.
ALEC tries to fool public into believing vouchers lead to a quality education for students.
Will elected leaders revitalize their public schools as state coffers refill?
Vouchers remain an elitist strategy for subsidizing tuition for students in private schools, not expanding opportunities for low- income children.
New report shines light on negative impact ALEC is having on children, education, and ournation’s future.
A review of the Indiana A-F school grading system implemented by former school superintendent Tony Bennett found that the grades were hastily given with little oversight.
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Phyllis Bush is a retired educator who has written an open letter to parents and educators about Indiana’s flawed rating system based on high-stakes testing.
Former Indiana superintendent Tony Bennett overhauled the state school grading system to make sure that a school run by a political ally got a top rating, according to uncovered emails.