Author: Marc Tucker

Cross-posted at Education Week Gene Wilhoit served as chief state school officer in Arkansas and in Kentucky before the Council of Chief State School Officers asked him to assume the leadership of their association.  Two decades earlier, Wilhoit had served as an active member of the...

Cross-posted at Education Week In another piece in my blog series on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, I interview Jim Pellegrino, Co-Director of the Learning Sciences Research Institute, Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of...

Cross-posted from Education Week In this next installment in the Common Core implementation series, I continue the interview with Phil Daro and Jason Zimba. Marc Tucker: Phil, I remember, years ago, we were having a conversation about the materials produced by several of the National Science Foundation-supported...

Cross-posted from Education Week There has been much Sturm und Drang about the Common Core in recent months, but it looks to me as though the Common Core, in most states, is safe for the time being.  Its name may be changed in some states.  It...