The lay of the land

US Department of Education

Article Highlights

  • How do policymakers ensure that #CCSS is a fruitful effort? 3 recommendations.

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  • What's the #commoncore forecast? Without a large amount of coordination from diverse set of stakeholders? Gloomy.

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  • What's the state of #CCSS play? How can policymakers maximize the probability that the effort will be successful?

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  • On the circuitous path of the #commoncore, what's ahead for edu-stakeholders? @MQ_McShane with a #CCSS forecast.

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  • Could the #commoncore help or hamstring #edreform efforts?

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  • Thought experiment: What is the probability that #commoncore will meet/exceed reformer expectations?

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Michael Q.
McShane
  • Michael Q. McShane is a research fellow in education policy studies at AEI. He is the coeditor, with Frederick Hess, of "Common Core Meets Education Reform" (Teachers College Press, 2013). He is also the coauthor of "President Obama and Education Reform: The Personal and the Political" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012). His analyses have been published widely in technical journals and reports including Education Finance and Policy. He has contributed to more popular publications such as Education Next, The Huffington Post, National Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He began his career as an inner-city high school teacher in Montgomery, Alabama.


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    Email: Michael.McShane@aei.org

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