Quotable Common Core Quotes: 7/22/2013

** “In fact, I think Common Core is going to set education back even further because you’re dictating curriculum, what people are supposed to regurgitate on some kind of an assessment that’s supposed to gauge how well kids have learned the material...

It’s an Education Fact: 7/16/2013

1) While women hold 48% of all U.S. jobs, they hold just 24% of STEM-related ones. 2) Tech jobs represented 5.4% of the private sector workforce with an average salary of $93,800 vs. the average private wage earner’s $47,400. 3) Now only 4% to 5% of children...

It’s an Education Fact: 4/25/2013

Across the U.S. and all occupations, there are 3.6 people for every one job. In STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields, there’s one person for every 1.9 jobs. In Texas, more than 35 days of the 180 are spent in testing. American students are in...