David Brooks argued in a recent column that opposition to the national-education standards known as the Common Core exists only on the fringes of the left and right. But the controversy over whether standardized testing has become excessive remains a live one. In the video above, education-policy experts Dana Goldstein and Kevin Carey debate whether the standardized testing regime has gotten out of control. Watch the full debate on Bloggingheads.tv.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.