According to Valerie Strauss's blog in The Washington Post Starr stated:
- That the nation needs a three year moratorium on standardized testing.
- That the nation "stop the insanity" of evaluating teachers according to student test scores because it is “bad science.”
- That the best education reform in country has been Obama's health-care reform.
- That a good way to create assessments for Common Core-aligned curriculum would be to crowd-source the development and let teachers design them rather than have corporations do it.