education policy

Legislation Lets States Cut Ties Between Common Core, Fed. Grants

Kelsey Harkness, Daily Signal

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., has drafted legislation to prohibit the fed. gov't from “mandating, incentivizing or coercing” states to adopt the national education standards known as Common Core.

Berkeley Math Prof: Common Core Will Move US Closer to Bottom

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

Marina Ratner, renowned professor emerita of mathematics at Berkeley, explains why the Common Core standards will make math education even worse in the U.S. and move the nation “even closer to the bottom in international ranking.”

Common Core: Indoctrination, Pornography , Thought Control

Celeste Busby, Virginia Free Citizen

There is research out there that disputes the value of Common Core instruction, and for that matter, the education methods of the past several decades. It’s time to get informed, meet with other parents and educators and make the decisions that are best for our children.

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.

Malkin Flattens Jeb’s Assertion That CommonCore is ‘Truth Serum’

Richard Berkow, Biz Pac Review

Michelle Malkin points out that Jeb Bush's foundation is tied at the hip to the federally funded testing consortium called PARCC, which pulled in $186 million through the Obama admin. to develop Common Core tests. “Just follow the money,” Malkin wrote.

Common Core Drops the F-Bomb

“We want EXCELLENT, not common standards, and we want EXCEPTIONAL curriculum filled with rich literature, not smut; not politically biased revisionist history, and not boring government documents!”  SIGN THE PETITION TO STOP COMMON CORE NOW!

CommonCore Gets BAD Review in New Study

Robby Soave, Daily Caller

States with education standards most closely aligned to Common Core fared worse on math tests than states with their own standards, according to a new study. It is a shame that Common Core implementation is so widespread, given the lack of evidence to support it.

Common Core-Opposed Teachers' Jobs Threatened

Victor Skinner, EAG News

Miss.'s Petal School District Superintendent John Buchanan’s comments to teachers at a recent district meeting was a thinly veiled threat for anyone who disagreed with Common Core, said State Sen. Michael Watson.

Big Tea Party Win in CO

John Fund, National Review Online

Colorado election results show there's a solid counterrevolution against the liberal state government. Voters clearly rejected the idea that education could be improved by pouring more money into the existing system.