June 4, 2015 | Oregonian
Lackluster leadership and little information have hijacked the roll-out of the Smarter Balanced test in Oregon’s public schools this spring. As the legislative session begins wrapping up and school leaders start planning for next year, let’s set aside the hysteria and stop the unproductive calls to “opt out.”
March 25, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor
While the debate rages over the federal budget and how much will go to K-12 schools, states and localities supply the biggest share of education dollars – about 87 percent on average. But is that money distributed fairly to the students who need it most?Focus Area: Strong Systems
August 27, 2014 | Breitbart.com
Common Core opponents spent three days in hearings this week urging Ohio lawmakers to pass a bill that would repeal the Common Core standards in their state.
August 21, 2014 | Columbus Dispatch
Common Core opponents spent a third day yesterday urging lawmakers to pass a bill to eliminate the education standards in Ohio, and a key sponsor said it could lead to high-performing schools being able to opt out of most state testing.
August 19, 2014 | NECN
Is Common Core on its way in – or out? Proponents and opponents are so sharply divided that an assessment of the standards’ prospects depends on whom you ask.