Curmudgucation Digest (April 12)
Common Core fading, Andrew Cuomo evaluating, Jeb Bush running, Arne Duncan talking, and everybody taking a look at the Alexander-Murray ESEA rewrite.
Business doesn't suit education because students are not lab rats.
Data mapping shows that the funding gap between rich and poor schools in America is only getting worse.
Charter schools were supposed to be discovering great new innovations that all schools could use. So where are they?
There's lots to look at (and not like) about the Senate's proposed ESEA rewrite, but it sure is clear about wanting the feds to step back.
What if the "outside observer" of Andrew Cuomo's teacher evaluation system are just video recordings?
Common Core is becoming less relevant in the education debates. The front is shifting.
Once we figure out how to program hologram pop stars, can teachers be next?
Duncan's response to the Senate ESEA spanking for his office is remarkably mild.
If you've been following the story of the Ken-Ton School District in New York and their defiance of the state's testing requirements, here is the final chapter.
Iowa gets to host the first round of pro-Common Core advertising-- just in time for Jeb Bush to run for President. Here's the newest version of the conservative sales pitch. Can this sauce get any weaker?
Duncan sits down with Chris Hayes on MSNBC for six minutes of question dodging and politicking.