Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times
Jeffrey S. Solochek is a reporter for the Tampa Bay Times.
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Readers liked our fact-checks of Common Core and the Koch brothers, as well as our debunking of several viral Internet rumors.Fact-checking attacks on Common Core school standards
PolitiFact affiliates, including those in Florida and Georgia, have looked at claims about Common Core, school standards that are being adopted by more than 40 states. Some of the attacks received a failing grade.Fact-checking attacks on Common Core school standards
PolitiFact Florida recently looked at alarming claims about Common Core, school standards that are being adopted by more than 40 states. Some of the attacks received a failing grade.Fact-checking attacks on Common Core school standards
We look at alarming claims about Common Core, school standards that are being adopted by more than 40 states. Some of the attacks received a failing grade.Goodbye, Joe
PolitiFact bids farewell to Joe Biden, the only two-time winner of our coveted "Pants on Fire!" rating.He didn't stand in the way, but he didn't always lead
The former Arkansas governor says he had the "most impressive" education record among the GOP pack. But open-ended superlatives are tough to prove, especially when you've got critics.Frustration with forms
Clinton and Richardson are right that Americans are frustrated with long college aid forms, but their numbers don't add up.Why Romney likes No Child Left Behind
Mitt Romney backs the Bush administration's key education accountability reforms, saying that high-stakes testing has worked wonders for his state.Unfair grades for rural schools
Courting rural voters, Edwards paints a (too) bleak picture of their schools as he pushes reforms.
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