Archive for December 16th, 2005

16th December
2005

First Published in The New York Sun, December 16, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

Those who care about academic standards in the state of New York got a bit of bad news late last week when the state’s Board of Regents voted to put off much needed reform of high school math standards for another year.

This is another example of the “can’t do” attitude that has infected the education establishment in the Empire State. What the educrats have managed to do is take New York, once looked on as the nation’s educational leader, and made us a backwater. The southern states, once derided for their low academic standards, are leaving New York in the dust. (more…)