Hoover Fellow: Common Core Controversy Obscures Broader Education Policy Debate


In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal (7/1, Subscription Publication) titled, “How Teachers Unions Use ‘Common Core’ To Undermine Reform,” Eric Hanushek, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, says the growing controversy over Common Core has benefited the teachers unions by taking attention away from other education policy battles, including those involving merit pay and tenure reform.