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Tag: common core
  • Common Core: A New Gloss on the Same Old Problems

    I’ve seen a lot of worry over Common Core, a nationwide educational standards project, among libertarian and conservative circles in recent months. Education policy usually isn’t my focus, so I didn’t pay too much attention to the issue. Then I ended up reading an article about Common Core’s math curriculum, and I have to admit it …

  • No Child Left Behind… or Ahead

     I am a victim of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). I grew up and went through school in the height of its power. I, like most kids in public schools, knew what was expected of me and how I would be tested. When students figure out exactly what they have to do to meet the …