Education in the News: 9/12/2013

1. Apparently, Obama is skirting Congress and funding his universal pre-K through Obamacare, since raising tobacco taxes seems unlikely. 2. Already pinched for funding, our public schools boards are trying to avoid providing health care benefits to substitutes and...

Making Common Core News: 7/25/2013

1.  More than one million students across the country have participated in a pilot of the math and English/language arts SBAC and PARCC Common Core standardized tests to help prepare teachers for when they really count. 2.  The Next Generation Science Standards have...