IQ2US In The News

Huffington Post

Debating Common Core: Beware Decomposing Numbers and Rinky-Dink Assessments

By Alan Singer — September 19, 2014

Intelligence Squared U.S. sponsored a debate September 9, 2014 on the Common Core State Standards. Four participants argued whether American schools should embrace the standards. They included Carmel Martin, a… more

  • Download PDF
The Washington Post

Four Common Core ‘flimflams’

By Carol Burris — September 17, 2014

So where is the research to support: close reading, increased Lexile levels, the use of informational texts and other questionable practices in the primary grades? During our recent Intelligence Squared… more

  • Download PDF
Diane Ravitch's Blog

Common Core: Yes or No? A Debate.

By Valerie Strauss — September 14, 2014

Embrace the Common Core State Standards? Do not embrace the Common Core? That was the question in New York when four people — two for embracing and two against —… more

  • Down
Education Dive

12 education thought leaders you should follow on Twitter

By Allie Gross — September 12, 2014

Petrilli is the current president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and an editor of Education Next. He is a frequent poster and seems to be in the know about… more

  • Download PDF
Diane Ravitch's Blog

“Embrace the Common Core?” A Debate

By Diane Ravitch — September 11, 2014

I am not exactly sure what “Intelligence Squared” is, but it sponsored an interesting debate about Common Core. Speaking for Common Core was Mike Petrilli, president of the conservative Thomas… more

  • Download PDF