Sunday, November 17, 2013

11-17-13 The Answer Sheet

The Answer Sheet:

Reject Common Core tests in grades K-2: Weingarten, Carlsson-Paige
Here is a post about the Common Core State Standards and early childhood learning, by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and early childhood education expert Nancy Carlsson-Paige. Carlsson-Paiage is  professor emerita of early childhood education at Lesley University in Cambridge and author of Taking Back Childhood. She previously co-authored a tough critique on this […]   

All Week @ The Answer Sheet 11-16-13
The Answer Sheet:mark as readReport slams D.C.’s federally funded school voucher programMore trouble has cropped up for the D.C. school voucher program, the only federally funded program in the country that sends children to private school using public money to pay the tuition. A new U.S. General Accountability Office report says that  the local agency that administers the program — which has used