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When the court decides, as it almost certainly has to that, in fact, no one forced Louisiana or any other state to adopt Common Core, the most effective anti-Common Core argument goes, “Poof!”
Boston’s successful charter schools appear to be able to get students to know more stuff but do not improve their ability to think quickly, keep things in memory, or solve new problems.
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A new Pew report finds that using social media makes people less likely to express views that differ from those of their friends. An Ed Next article looks at how this polarization is playing out in the education policy world.
The divide between university research and craft knowledge developed by practitioners also contributes to the problem you eloquently describe in this article. If we could rotate each group into the other’s context for a year, we might see more practical research.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.
A story on NPR’s Morning Edition looks into why two new surveys come to different conclusions about the extent of support for the Common Core.
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Huffington Post | 8/19/14
Support Slipping for Common Core, Especially Among Teachers, Poll Finds
Education Week | 8/19/14
Most Americans support national standards unless they're called Common Core. Time for rebranding?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | 8/19/14
Poll: Common Core support among teachers plummets, with fewer than half supporting it
The Washington Post | 8/19/14
Survey: 1 in 5 public school teachers send kids to private schools
redefinED | 8/19/14
Spinning the Core, Again
Cato Institute | 8/19/14
As Common Core Support Falls, NYC Mayor Forges Ahead
Alexander Russo | 8/19/14
How Will Self-Driving Cars Change Teenage Culture?
io9.com | 8/14/14
Low rankings spread across all economic levels
Albuquerque Journal | 8/12/14
Study Finds U.S. Students Don't Match Up Regardless of Background
90.1 WABE Atlanta | 6/19/14
The fall of teachers unions
Politico | 6/13/14
Teacher Protections Violate Student Rights, Calif. Judge Finds
Education Week | 6/11/14
Indy makes progress on preschool, but education problems still daunting
Indy Star | 5/24/14
US 'in denial' over poor maths standards
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Common Core critics offer too little, too late
The Washington Post | 5/14/14
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