Teacher Unions

Randi Weingarten Responds to TIME Magazine

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, responds to TIME magazine’s cover article that casts U.S. education as “Rotten Apples.” Weingarten also talks about the Union brand and how they are actually growing membership contrary to popular belief. Enjoy! Rod

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Student Challenges Common Core Standards

This is a first for the Core of Education! We have never shared content outside of the Core, but in this instance we feel we should break new ground. A fellow Tennessean, Ethan Young, recently spoke at a school board meeting in East Tennessee about what he perceives are the realities and origins of the(…)

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New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

Dr. James Cibulka, President of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), spent time with the Core discussing the new standards and performance reporting driving reform for teacher preparation programs across the country. We discuss the rationale behind the changes and the role teacher unions played in the overall development. Cibulka also shares his(…)

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