Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
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September 18, 2014
September 17, 2014
After the closure of 49 schools in 2013, some Chicago Public Schools' parents say they are concerned about classroom overcrowding and $50 million in district budget cuts this year.
September 16, 2014
The school districts are asking the state to pay them about $134 million, funds they say are owed to them under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. The program, which provides money to poorer districts for teachers' salaries and retirement, textbooks, and building maintenance, has been fully funded only twice since it passed the legislature in 1997.
September 12, 2014
Protestors take to the streets in Newark to show their dissatisfaction with Superintendent Cami Anderson and the school district's new reorganization plan.
September 10, 2014
The PTA should make sure the 2016 presidential candidates seriously address the nation's education issues, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in Nashville, Tenn.
September 04, 2014
Making preschool universal for 4-year-olds in the city was a signature promise in Bill de Blasio's successful campaign for mayor.
August 15, 2014
Among the cuts: About 7,500 high school students who live within two miles of school will not have district-provided transportation. They will have to find alternative ways to get there.
August 14, 2014
Back-to-school is the focus of a "conservative shopper app" that helps consumers find companies whose donations and advocacy align with their political beliefs.
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
June 26, 2014
Some folks in positions of educational import are shading the truth, big time. How do I know this? Because I'm hearing two very different things that can't be reconciled.