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Is Common Core cutting-edge education or just use of a dull blade?


Talk to Melissa Colsman and you know she’s a teacher, even before she tells you she once taught math, the Denver Post reports. The executive director of the Colorado Department of Education’s Teaching and Learning Unit makes a compelling case for what public schools need. But discourse is one thing. Execution is another — execution, as in blindfolds and firing squads, nooses and scaffolds. That’s where “school accountability” invariably leads despite the loftiest of sentiments. In physics we have action, reaction. In school reform we have action, overreaction…

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