March 2013 Archives

Marc Tucker argues that in order to greatly improve U.S. student achievement we need to do more than reducing the levels of student poverty and also focus on instituting a fairer finance system and improving teacher quality.

In response to a commentary to Diane Ravitch, Marc Tucker explores the debate around whether or not the common core state standards are developmentally appropriate for the early grades.

In response to Diane Ravitch coming out against the Common Core State Standards, Marc Tucker argues that the Common Core is needed in order to establish clear expectations of what our children need to know and be able to do when they graduate from high school and at key points along the way.


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