Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

New York’s New Standards: Lipstick on a Pig, or a Silk Purse from a Sow’s Ear, or Common Core Rebranded

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bianca Tanis is a parent and teacher in New York, and a member of the board of the New York State Alliance for Parents and Educators. She reviews the new new new brand-new…

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Good News from Oklahoma! Public School Teacher Wins Special Election for State House of Representative!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Fantastic news! Jacob Rosencrants won a special election in Norman, Oklahoma, for a seat in the State Legislature, beating a DeVos-style Republican in a district where Republicans outnumber Democrats. Jacob didn’t just beat…

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Susan Ochshorn: New York Regents Just Threw the Young Children Under the Bus

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Susan Ochshorn is an expert on early childhood education. She runs an organization called ECE Policy Works. She has been urging the New York Regents to throw out the Common Core standards for…

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