Nicholas Tampio

Nicholas Tampio is Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. Tampio researches the history of political thought, contemporary political theory, and education policy. He is the author of Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press 2018).

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Federal funds for scholars should be generous and with few strings 

Scholars need time and money to do good work, and the federal funds should facilitate this.

Gates Foundation’s push for ‘high-quality’ curriculum will stifle teaching

Teachers get the short end of the stick in many ways – and a new initiative from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote standardized lessons could shackle them even more, taking away teachers’ autonomy instead of improving teaching.