In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT president Randi Weingarten writes about the promise—and the possible pitfalls—of the new Common Core State Standards. If implemented properly—namely, by ensuring that frontline educators are prepared to teach these rigorous new standards—we can provide all children with the problem-solving, critical-thinking and teamwork skills they need to compete in today’s changing world. If not, they will end up in the dustbin of abandoned reforms. Read her full column.
Louisiana State Supreme Court has ruled Act 2 (Voucher Bill) Unconstitutional. LFT has stated that fact all along. A District Judge agreed with LFT. Now, the Supreme Court agrees with LFT!