What We’re Listening To: Renewed Debate Over Common Core Standards And Testing

Monday morning on the Diane Rehm show the topic is the Common Core standards.

You can listen live at 11:00 am on WAMU.

The guests will be:

*Catherine Gewertz, associate editor, Education Week; co-author of blog, “Curriculum Matters.”

*Michael Cohen, president, ACHIEVE, an independent, non-profit education reform organization; former special assistant to President Clinton for Education Policy

*Carol Burris, principal, South Side High School, Rockville Centre, NY; New York State High School Principal of the Year (2013); author of the forthcoming book, “On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the 21st Century Struggle against Resegregation” (2014)

*Jim Scheer, State Senator in the Nebraska unicameral legislature; former president of the Nebraska School Board

*Annice Brave, National Board Certified Teacher of English and journalism at Alton High School in Alton, Illinois; named Illinois Teacher-of-the-Year in 2011

You can read the latest analysis of the Common Core from Education Next authors here, here and here.

-Education Next

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