Common Core articles

Author Kay Scheidler accentuates the positive about Common Core

 

“Why I Love the RICAS Test,” Providence Journal, Oct. 2019

https://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/20191008/my-turn-katherine-scheidler-why-i-love-ricas-test

 

Kay responds in an Op-Ed piece to “High Stakes Tests Decimate Classroom Teaching,” (belowKay Scheidler New Tests Help Classroom Teaching

“Tests ‘Decimate Classroom Teaching”  Dubois High stakes tests decimate classroom teaching

 

              “Massachusetts education is not stagnant”

Kay’s published pieces below are in response to an Op-Ed from conservative Boston-based Pioneer Institute charging that the MA Dept. of Education hasn’t improved state test scores, now adopting “easier Common Core standards,” and an “independent” organization should take over.

MA Education Not Stagnant

Correcting Common Core misinformation The Providence Journal

 

“Test is Fair if We Want to Improve Education”:

http://providencejournal.com/article/20150607/OPINION/150609506#st_refDomain=www.facebook.com&st_refQuery=/l.php?u=https://shar.es/12GSQZ&h=wAQEhgr3V&s=1