High road–Do the feds know what state knows?

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

State Education Secretary Paul Reville offered some welcome reassurance over the weekend when he told The Boston Globe that Massachusetts will not endorse any national education standards that are “not at least as rigorous as our own standards.”

Mr. Reville’s long service to education puts him in an excellent position to have observed and understood the value of high expectations in Massachusetts, even before the advent of the 1993 education reform law that has done so much to propel Bay State students to the front ranks of academic achievement… {Read more here}

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