National PTA Executive Director Eric Hargis asks that we stop politicizing the Common Core State Standards so that they can reach their full potential in benefiting the nation's students.
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May 24, 2012
May 17, 2012
Though little research indicates that virtual schools are effective, state legislatures are approving these institutions (which typically operate with few accountability measures) at a remarkable rate. NSBA Executive Director Anne Bryant urges lawmakers to tread more cautiously in this arena.
May 10, 2012
AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech urges educators to tell Congress how damaging the cuts of sequestration will be to their districts and communities.
April 05, 2012
While politics is about what happens "rightnow," education policy should be about what happens in well into the future. NASBE's Steve Berlin talks about the role of state boards of education in ensuring a long-term view in policy decisions.