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September 23, 2013

Common Core Standards: Conservative Victory or Debacle in the Making?

The people who designed Common Core expected tremendous drops in proficiency rates, and that's exactly what we're seeing.

September 22, 2013

An Indiana Parent Writes to NBC's Education Nation: Why Only Present One Side of a Public Debate?

I would like to know how you went about selecting these particular guests. I notice that almost all of the people are those who agree about corporate "reform" of public schools.

September 04, 2013

Education Nation, 2013: Will NBC News Use the Gates Foundation's Facts Again? Or Can We Get a Real Dialogue Going?

If Education Nation is to deliver on its promise of a thoughtful, well-informed dialogue, it should feature both sides of the debate raging over the central issues in education

September 03, 2013

Mr. Van Roekel: Common Core Standards Mean Standardization, Not an End to One-Size-Fits-All

Mr. Van Roekel seems to want us to inhabit some alternative universe where teachers can teach according broad guidelines, and high stakes tests are on hold

August 30, 2013

Lawmakers Begin to Connect the Dots Between Gates and Common Core

This is the first time I have seen legislators calling attention to the blatant conflict of interest inherent in "think tanks" posing as neutral experts on issues like Common Core,

August 18, 2013

Prisons, Post Offices and Public Schools: Some Things Should Not Be For Profit

When our schools are run for profit, there are disastrous consequences for both students and teachers. Teachers are "managed" through the "outcomes" their students produce

August 13, 2013

Common Core Tests are Not Good for Children or Other Living Things

People who are disenfranchised and deprived of meaningful opportunities must somehow be convinced that their second-class status is THEIR FAULT.

August 09, 2013

From School Grades to Common Core: Debunking the Accountability Scam

We have been bamboozled by fast-talkers who manipulate scores, grading systems and terminology to portray public schools as failures, and their preferred alternatives as superior.

August 02, 2013

Tony Bennett's Day of Reckoning Has Come: Is Corporate Reform Far Behind?

When will the weight of deception bring the corporate reform project crashing down? For some, the day of reckoning has come already.

July 26, 2013

Paul Horton: Troubles Ahead for Gatopia?

there is a new domestic cold war that pits public and private education against each other and seeks to turn human beings into computers

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