Light posting, I’m tacked down with work projects and landing some writing (plus random stuff). But in the meantime, this essay is not surprisingly occasioning a lot of chatter.
My administration says that these constraints on discourse are necessary to shield students from harm. But it is clear to me that these constraints serve primarily to shield their ideology from harm — at the cost of students’ psychological and intellectual development.
Agree or not, Tom Loveless’ new Between the State and the Schoolhouse is an important look at Common Core.
Also, late to this, but finally saw “Captain Fantastic” with Viggo Mortenson – it’s in circulation on Netflix. Has some education themes. Recommend.