It may appear that Cobb County Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is in the eye of a storm with the school board revolt against the Common Core State Standards. But Dr. Hinojosa tells me that these are just windy days compared to the gales he’s faced in other jobs. A Georgia Tech professor discusses the movement in other states — not yet here in Georgia — to allow students to opt out of animal dissections in biology class. And readers sound off on whether the school reform movement ought to pay more attention to the views of teachers.
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Today’s moderator: Maureen Downey
Maureen Downey has written about local, state and federal education policy at the AJC for 12 years. She’s also taught college classes in mass communications and journalism. However, she’s learned more about schools from having four children in them.
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