Posts Tagged ‘Thomas B. Fordham Institute’

Core misinformation: Bad news for the blame Obama crowd

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A favorite refrain of Common Core advocates is that their opponents are peddling “misinformation.” Well Core fans are quite adept at doing the same thing, and as a new Washington Post article reinforces, no case of this is more egregious than pretending that Core adoption was supposed to be “state-led” and “voluntary,” and federal coercion was just unwanted Obama administration interference.
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Sorry, Petrilli, we can’t leave the suburbs alone

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By RiShawn Biddle
Dropout Nation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (DropoutNation.net) 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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