Core misinformation: Bad news for the blame Obama crowd

By Cato Institute on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditWASHINGTON, D.C. – A favorite refrain of Common Core advocates is that their opponents are peddling “misinformation.” Well Core fans are quite adept at doing the same thing, and as a new Washington Post article reinforces, no case of this is more egregious than pretending that Core adoption was supposed to be “state-led” and […]

Local school district officials shudder at the amount of money it will cost to implement Common Core

By Trevor TenBrink on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 in Reform No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditPart 4 of 4By Ben Velderman FAIRBORN, Ohio – Last Thursday, the Fairborn City school board voted down a resolution that would have urged Ohio officials to postpone the implementation of the new Common Core learning standards that are set to take full effect in the 2014-15 school year.

Sorry, Petrilli, we can’t leave the suburbs alone

By Victor Skinner on Sunday, November 25th, 2012 in Commentary No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy RiShawn Biddle Dropout Nation ALEXANDRIA, Va. – ( editor (RiShawn Biddle) originally planned to give his thoughts on Thomas B. Fordham Institute research czar Mike Petrilli’s latest book on diverse school, and his continued (and wrongheaded) move to join forces with ivory-tower civil rights activists such as Richard Kahlenberg for pushing socioeconomic […]