Common Core

Common Core Repeal Showdown In OK

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

Thousands want Common Core repealed in OK but CC proponents are spreading false numbers in a "report" that says OK will give up millions. OK’s repeal bill would reinact its former standards until new ones are created. The new standards must be proven to be unlike CC before they can be enacted.

Catholic School Parents Blast Archdiocese's Blessing of Common Core

Perry Chiaramonte, Fox News

A group of Milwaukee-area Catholic school parents are fuming over the Archdiocese's decision to implement Common Core at its 110 parochial schools, and some are turning to home-schooling their children.

Common Core Debate Now Moves to Jindal's Office

Associated Press Staff

Bobby Jindal, The GOP governor, a one-time supporter of the standards now turned critic, has said he's studying his legal options, but whether he can or will do anything remains unclear.

Charter School Board Pres. Resigns over Common Core

SpunkyPundit, RedState

Brian Polet resigned as as board president and from the board of directors of Eagle Crest Charter Academy located in Michigan. He strongly opposed Common Core and parted ways because the school leadership wouldn't listen to reason.

Three Key Endorsements for June GOP Primaries

Here are three June primaries where conservatives can back candidates who will tip the scales in favor of constitutional government and really make a difference: Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary on June 3, Sheri Few in the South Carolina Superintendent of Education primary on June 10 and Sam Clovis in the Iowa GOP Senate primary on June 3.

Even Common Core Math Is Politicized

Bob Unruh, WND

A recent report reveals that courses push 'children to change political opinions to match those espoused by teachers.'

Pence Blasts Common Core

Breitbart TV

Gov. Mike Pence touted Indiana’s success as a testing ground for conservative policies, and said that "the cure really, for what ails this country is going to come more from our nation’s state capitols than it ever will from our nation’s capitol." But did Pence jusr re-brand CCore standards instead of dumping it?

Glenn Beck Takes Down Common Core

Glenn Beck took on Common Core State Standards on “The O’Reilly Factor,” arguing that it’s all about “control” and forcing students to “conform.” “You always talk about a culture war, and that’s really what Common Core is about.

MY CHILD IS NOT COMMON!

Phyllis Schlafly, WND

The latest top-down education scheme, Common Core, is more hated than all its predecessors combined.

So Does Iowa's Joni Ernst Support Amnesty?

Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst is trying to sell herself as a conservative, but her record and endorsements are looking more and more like another career politician who will be a vote for the Chamber of Commerce on amnesty, Common Core and the rest of the whole Big Government – Big Business agenda.

Stop the Common Core Porn and F-Bombs in Your School

The only way to stop Common Core is to do what Becky Garritson did; shine the light of public scrutiny on how far Common Core content deviates from the standards of your community. You can start today by signing our petition “No Common Core F-Bombs, No Common Core Pornography In Our Schools!” (Warning: includes graphic Common Core content considered appropriate for your 11th grade child.)

Proposed GOP Resolution Aims to Nullify Fed. Laws

Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Delegates at the Wis. state Republican convention are set to vote Saturday on a proposed resolution that directs lawmakers to push through legislation nullifying Obamacare, Common Core educational standards and "drone usage in the state.

Missouri May Scrap Common Core

Associated Press Staff

Missouri could become the 2nd state to drop Common Core if lawmakers approve legislation to require the state to start writing its own student performance standards. Missouri's Repub.-led Legislature has raised concerns that CCore takes away the state's power to determine education policy for public schools.<

George Will Is With the TEA Party on Common Core

Jamie Weinstein, Daily Caller

“It’s driven in no small measure by funding and encouragement from the Department of Education, which should go away. It inevitably – inevitably – will drive curriculum.”

Why Are Cops Punishing Common Core Opponents?

Robby Soave, Daily Caller

A Marietta, GA school district asked the police to prohibit certain students from setting foot on school property because their parents had privacy concerns about Common Core-aligned standardized testing, and wished to opt their kids out.

Did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Just Blow It On Common Core?

The Common Core controversy continues to thrive in Indiana because many parents and grassroots education activists, like Heather Crossin, are convinced that all Gov. Pence did with the standards that replaced Common Core was to adopt a cloned or re-branded version of Common Core.

Common Core is Wedge Election Issue for GOP

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

The New York Times says that the nationalized academic standards have grown to be a central electoral issue that is separating establishment Republicans from grass roots, limited government activists.

Common Core Scrubs ‘Liberty’ as a Founding Principle

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

A blatant rewriting of history to fall in line with progressive ideology is being taught to these young impressionable minds via Common Core social studies texts.

Common Core: Bad Math Meets Radical Politics

Neil Stevens, Red State

Any elected official who goes along with Common Core must be scrutinized closely. Some Repub. governors have attempted to rename Common Core in order to deflect criticism, instead of rejecting this agenda.