After a brief recap of the latest education news, Leonie interviewed Tom Loveless, former classroom teacher, professor, and education researcher, who has written a new book explaining the development, implementation and ultimate failure of the Common Core standards.
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Tom Loveless’ book, Between the State and the Schoolhouse, Understanding the Failure of Common Core. [Use code BSSS21 to get 20% off when ordering from Harvard Education Press; offer expires 8/13/2021.]
His blog is at https://tomloveless.com/. You can also follow him at @tomloveless99