Posts Tagged ‘Mike Petrilli’

Sidestepping the Common Core standards debate

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

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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 school reform.
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