Sidestepping the Common Core standards debate

By Heartland Institute on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 in Common Core No Comments

CHICAGO – You’ve got to give Mike Petrilli credit for repeatedly coming out to debate Common Core while most of its supporters hide behind snarky jabs at parents or dodges like renaming the hotly contested national curriculum and testing mandates.

Sorry, Petrilli, we can’t leave the suburbs alone

By Victor Skinner on Sunday, November 25th, 2012 in Commentary No Comments

By RiShawn Biddle Dropout Nation ALEXANDRIA, Va. – ( editor (RiShawn Biddle) originally planned to give his thoughts on Thomas B. Fordham Institute research czar Mike Petrilli’s latest book on diverse school, and his continued (and wrongheaded) move to join forces with ivory-tower civil rights activists such as Richard Kahlenberg for pushing socioeconomic integration as […]