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Kathleen Porter-Magee

Kathleen Porter-Magee is the superintendent and chief academic officer at The Partnership for Inner-City Education. She previously served as the senior advisor for policy and instruction at the College board. She began her career as a Catholic school teacher and later worked in the office of education at the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. She also served as an executive with the high-performing charter network, Achievement First.

Published Articles & Media

The Reading Paradox: How Standards Mislead Teachers

We must stop trying to teach reading the way we teach math.

Common Core in the Schools: A First Look at Reading Assignments

Common Core standards expect English language arts teachers to do things very differently than they have in the past. Will that really happen?

Disappointing Science Standards

Fordham gives a grade of C to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

The Truth about Common Core

Why are prominent conservatives criticizing a set of rigorous educational standards?

Science Standards 2.0

If states are going to make rational decisions to replace their own science standards with these new ones, it’s only right to insist that the new ones be stronger

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