Standardized Tests on Townhall

Rick Santorum - Mon Apr 21

Erick Erickson - Fri Apr 18

Michael Brickman - Thu Mar 13

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Mar 13

Walter E. Williams - Wed Feb 26

Heather Ginsberg - Thu Feb 20

The National Education Association, America’s biggest teachers union, is now taking back its once-enthusiastic support of Common Core. These academic standards have experienced a terrible rollout, something similar to Obamacare! ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Feb 5

Callista Gingrich - Thu Oct 31

Daniel Doherty - Mon Aug 26

Question: Is it really worth spending thousands (perhaps hundreds of thousands) of dollars earning a post-secondary degree? ... more

Phyllis Schlafly - Tue Jul 16

Walter E. Williams - Wed Jan 9

Nearly two years ago, U.S. News & World Report came out with a story titled "Educators Implicated in Atlanta Cheating Scandal." It reported that "for 10 years, hundreds of Atlanta public school teachers and principals changed answers on state tests in one of the largest cheating scandals in U.S. history." ... more

Kyle Olson - Sun Dec 30

When American Federation of Teachers President Rhonda “Randi” Weingarten proposed a “bar exam” of sorts for teacher prospects, it was hailed as a step forward in improving teacher quality, EAGnews.org reported. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Dec 19

JoAnn Watson, Detroit city council member, said, "Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president, and there ought to be a quid pro quo." In other words, President Obama should send the nearly bankrupted city of Detroit millions in taxpayer bailout money. But there's a painful lesson to be learned from decades of political hustling and counsel by intellectuals and urban experts. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Sep 28

Barely enough time has passed for bologna sandwiches to begin rotting in school lockers, yet the 2011-2012 school year is shaping up to be one of the stinkiest ever, if we’re measuring in episodes of putrid political correctness and radicalism. ... more

Linda Chavez - Fri Sep 23

As predictably as fall marks the beginning of the new school year in campuses across the country, so, too, does it usher in new attacks on standardized testing. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Jul 20

Last December, I reported on Harvard University professor Stephan Thernstrom's essay "Minorities in College -- Good News, But...," on Minding the Campus, a website sponsored by the New York-based Manhattan Institute. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed Dec 1

The mole who allegedly gave WikiLeaks the mountains of secret documents is Pfc. Bradley Manning, Army intelligence analyst and angry gay. ... more