Must-reads―in our opinion― from this week’s education news.
Failing Grades on Civics Exam Called a “Crisis”, The New York Times
Not much has changed; US students still don’t know much about civics.
White House Panel Calls for “Reinvesting” in Arts Education, Education Week’s “Curriculum Matters”
The White House is calling for better arts education, but is arts integration the way to go?
Two More States Weighing Moves to Undo the Common Core, Education Week’s “Curriculum Matters”
Is the CCSS initiative unraveling?
The Outrage of the Week, Education Week’s “Bridging Differences”
“It’s way past time to get mad.” Diane joins the growing backlash to the Gates-Pearson curriculum deal.
Slow off the Mark, Center for American Progress
“The math and science competency of elementary school teachers is clearly a blind spot in our country’s STEM policy.” Understatement of the week?