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Legislation Could End No Child Left Behind’s Testing Requirements

Legislation Could End No Child Left Behind’s Testing Requirements

Date: July 29, 2009 Contact: John Lowrey (202) 225-6161 Linda Macias (202) 225-6161 NEWS RELEASE... Baca Sponsors Bill to End No Child Left Behind Testing Requirements Bill Would End Costly Testing Requirements, Reign in "Teaching to the Test" Culture Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joe Baca (D-Rialto) introduced legislation [...]

Will the $4b Bribe Bring National Standards to U.S.? By Judy Aron

Will the $4b Bribe Bring National Standards to U.S.? By Judy Aron

By Judy Aron Here comes yet another national power grab. The U.S. government has created proposed education standards, in cooperation with "experts" who were appointed by the nation's governors and school superintendents. These standards spell out in detail what concepts and skills students should learn in every grade from K [...]

National Curriculum Coming to a School Near You!

National Curriculum Coming to a School Near You!

But don’t look for anything spoken of as “national curriculum.” Instead, it shall be called “common core” to “sidestep the federalism debate,” according to a 3.10.10 Washington Post article by Nick Anderson called “Governors, State School Superintendents to Propose Common Academic Standards.” Yes, we wouldn’t want a debate [...]

Proof Is in the Failure for Education Historian Diane Ravitch

Proof Is in the Failure for Education Historian Diane Ravitch

Anyone who has dived into American education beyond surface level has run into prolific author, mother, and New York University professor Diane Ravitch. "Anyone" also includes Republicans and Democrats, as during 40 years in the education biz Ms. Ravitch has served as an assistant education secretary under President (George H. W.) Bush, was a [...]

Duncan’s Reforms Will Hurt Schools: Brady’s Christmas Gift for Homeschoolers

Duncan’s Reforms Will Hurt Schools: Brady’s Christmas Gift for Homeschoolers

Today's edition of EducationNews.org contains a guest blog titled "Duncan's Reforms Will Hurt Schools." Below I'll share a few snips, but I urge you to visit the site, read in its entirety (there's so much more!), comment if you are so moved, and share word of this with parents of school-aged children you know. Thank you, Mr. Brady, for a [...]

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