Sandra Stotsky

Sandra Stotsky is retired from the University of Arkansas, where she held the chair in 21st Century Teacher Quality. She served as Senior Associate Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from 1999-2003.

Items by Sandra Stotsky

Lies They Told You About Common Core

Why Accountability to Fed-u-crats Is Damaging Student Achievement

Who Should Be In Charge of the U.S. Department of Education and Why?

Do Parents Matter? Questions Senators Should Ask Education Nominee Betsy DeVos

Why parents are concerned about Trump’s appointment for USED

The next education frontier: Classroom choice

Test-based accountability: The best we can do?

Mass. activists want high school history to stress political activism over founding principles

A rose by any other name …

Our judiciary failed our public schools – and our democracy

The curriculum is changing, once again without public discussion

Were Common Core’s ELA Standards written by charlatans? Sure seems so. 

Reform teacher licensing now

Are knowledge and facts no longer relevant?

The Common Core journalism blackout

Spreading the Massachusetts ‘education miracle’

Hey Ho! Hey Ho! Western Civ. has to go! In Massachusetts, too

School choice: Fig leaf of the pro-Common Core Right

Acts of deception have morphed into bullying

Opting out: A civic duty, not civil disobedience

To improve teacher quality, ditch Common Core

The high cost of academically under-qualified teachers

How Massachusetts — not the feds — improved student achievement

Deliberately deceiving the public on Common Core

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