Why the ‘math equity’ movement is a scam

(The Daily Signal) – The so-called math equity movement is a scam. That’s what’s starting to come to light after a series of reports about its leaders in California revealed that… Read More

April 8, 2024
Public Education
California DEI-math guru behind lower standards faces yet another ‘misconduct’ complaint

A university professor, who has led the charge for DEI-inspired lowering of math standards, has been accused of research misconduct in a complaint. It’s the latest in a series of… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
Kansas superintendent touts ‘rebranding’ in an era of declining test scores

(The Sentinel) – The Olathe school district does not permit school board members to conduct annual needs assessments to improve student outcomes as required in state law, but district officials… Read More

February 8, 2024
Report: Choice schools score better in reading, math

(The Center Square) – The latest report on school choice in Wisconsin again shows choice schools outperform public schools in Milwaukee’s biggest cities and rural areas. The Apples to Apples report… Read More

January 22, 2024
Public Education
Having low-performing elementary students repeat a grade boosts long-term success, new study shows

Grade retention helps students reach higher levels of achievement, new research reveals, defying education establishment claims that repeating grades does more harm than good. Traditionally, public schools have discouraged grade… Read More

December 27, 2023
Public Education
Alabama education commission promotes science of reading, math

Alabama is boosting public education by revamping the basics – reading and arithmetic. Alabama’s Commission on Teaching and Learning submitted a report to Gov. Kay Ivey… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Education reformers question whether Wisconsin public schools are actually meeting expectations, despite district report cards

(The Center Square) – Despite test scores that show nearly 60% of students in Wisconsin schools cannot read or do math at grade level, more than 90% of school districts… Read More

November 15, 2023
Public Education
Oregon trains teachers to promote ‘equitable math,’ dismantle ‘systemic inequities’ in the classroom

(The Daily Signal) – The Oregon Department of Education is instructing teachers on the keys to dismantling “systemic inequities” in the math classroom. High school math teachers should “support equitable… Read More

November 10, 2023
Public Education
The science of reading revolutionized reading instruction. Now it’s math’s turn, experts say

It’s no secret that America’s students are failing to master even basic subjects like reading and math. While the return of the “science of reading” is… Read More

November 2, 2023
Public Education
Wisconsin public school students struggle with reading, math

(The Center Square) – Nearly 60% of students in Wisconsin’s Public Schools continue to be unable to read, write or do math at grade level. The State’s Department of Public Instruction… Read More

October 11, 2023
Public Education
‘Failed experiment.’ San Francisco officials, parent coalition want to reverse equity-focused math policies

In 2014, San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) stopped offering algebra in 8th grade, ostensibly to make outcomes more “equitable.” Now, the city council – and concerned parents – want… Read More

October 4, 2023
Public Education
‘We are concerned’: California professors frustrated over university system’s revised math standards

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Professors in California are staging a quiet protest against a new admissions policy they say leaves students unprepared for college-level math courses, according to The… Read More

July 10, 2023
Public Education
No post-pandemic recovery: Assessment offers stark look at declines in math and reading scores

(The Center Square) – The National Assessment of Educational Progress released assessment results Wednesday that show 13-year-olds tested in the 2022-23 school year saw dramatic declines in math and reading… Read More

June 22, 2023
Public Education
Middle school math scores see biggest drop in 50 years

Math test scores for 13-year-old students have plummeted by the largest drop ever recorded in 50 years, according to a Wednesday report. Between 2020 and 2023, 13-year-old students’ math scores… Read More

June 21, 2023
Public Education
Kansas Board of Regents may drop algebra as a college graduation requirement

(The Sentinel) – One out of three college students in Kansas fails algebra, the vice president for academic affairs for the Kansas Board of Regents disclosed to the board at… Read More

February 7, 2023
Public Education
Report: Pandemic policies set average WV school district back 7 months in math

(The Center Square) – Every West Virginia school district saw significant learning losses between 2019 and 2022, with students being more than three-fourths of a year behind on average, according… Read More

November 3, 2022
Public Education
California ‘equitable math’ program postponed as new national civics curriculum launched

(The Center Square) – Many California parents are celebrating wins this week after a controversial school district superintendent was fired for making comments about Asian students and the state’s proposed… Read More

June 30, 2022