Why Teachers Need to Know Diane Ravitch - Although lots of teachers are already out there, debating policy issues, more informed voices are needed. Ravitch's book, Reign of Error, will get you up to speed.
A MUST READ for anyone in public education, honestly, read it NOW. Then print it and share it. Just as with the Bush administration, with the Obama administration and any education initiatives -- FOLLOW THE MONEY. I've been suspicious of the Common Core Standards all along and cannot embrace them. I am sickened by this.