The Answer Sheet: e.d. hirsch

Posted at 04:02 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Why reading test scores flatten out in 12th grade

E.D. Hirsch, Jr. explains a fundamental problem with standardized reading tests.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:02 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Fundamental P, By E.D. Hirsch Jr., Standardized Tests

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 10/28/2010

Do we really need an ed 'enemies list'?

The University Council for Educational Administration Review has published an education "enemies list." I wish it hadn't.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:14 AM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers | Tags:  arne duncan, e.d. hirsch, enemies list, rick hess, school reform

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/06/2010

E.D. Hirsch Jr.: Common Core Standards could revolutionize reading instruction

By E.D. Hirsch, Jr. The Common Core Standards represent a fundamental and long overdue rethinking of the dominant process-approach to U.S. literacy instruction. To appreciate what a radical transformation it represents, one needs to understand how children are now schooled in literacy.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  Common Core Standards, E.D. Hirsch, guest bloggers, reading