Tag Archives: E. D. Hirsch


The Importance of Common Core Standards to Disadvantaged Students

The opposition the Common Core is about adult issues, not what’s best for students, especially disadvantaged students, who traditionally haven’t been taught anything resembling the Common Core in public education. Continue reading

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Teaching Wars: What Students Should Learn

Two school reform titans of an earlier era inform today’s debate over what students should learn and how they should be taught. Continue reading

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