Common Core Watch

The College Board and ACT have entered the ring

Experts agree that while the industrial economy was driven by productivity, the knowledge economy is and will be driven by ideas

Two education scholars from right-of-center think tanks set the record straight

Morgan Polikoff

Our failure to evolve NCLB and its accountability policies has led to a host of negative unintended consequences

It is exactly because Common Core is pushing reformers to take classroom-level change more seriously that it has the potential to have such far-reaching impact

A deeper reading of Campbell's Law reveals a nuanced and constructive message on measuring progress

We’ve made the necessary oblations to Common Core, and now it’s time to get serious about the seriousness of implementation

Jennifer Borgioli

The case against testing is remarkably weak

What does the CCSS text-complexity guidance means for curriculum, instruction, and standards implementation?

Problematic in more ways than it is strong