Tag Archives: Frederick Hess

Jeb Bush and the Common Core Blame Game

American Enterprise Institute fellow Rick Hess remains one of the nation’s most important education policy voices. Writing in National Review this week, Hess takes a look at the reasons why the Common Core roll-out has been so problematic. Among them, this: … Continue reading

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The “Regulatory Creep” and “Bureaucratization” of Florida’s Education System

While Education Commissioner Pam Stewart is trying to save Jeb Bush’s school grade system with plaintive wails like “it’s not good for students,” she won’t have the final word if the legislature chooses to act. Gradebook’s Jeff Solochek writes: “All … Continue reading

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Red States Looking to Dump Common Core, So Where’s Jeb Bush Now?

Via Shane Vander Hart has this from Restore Oklahoma Public Education: The “Resolution To Protect Oklahoma’s Education System” was passed today (January 18, 2014) by the Oklahoma GOP Committee during their regular meeting. This resolution records the will of the … Continue reading

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Arne Duncan’s “Backdoor Blueprint Strategy” based on “Behavior Bucks” is “Coerced Voluntarism”

SOS March Organizer Anthony Cody takes issue with Arne Duncan’s brazen takeover of the nation’s schools in a clever, poignant way: Our Department of Education is still making rookie mistakes by trying to drive reform with Behavior Bucks. Perhaps they should … Continue reading

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