Archive for the ‘Common Core’ Category

Common Core friends and foes pan Indiana’s new academic standards as a jumbled mess

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INDIANAPOLIS – Economist Thomas Sowell once noted there are limits to the damage “dull or stupid people” can cause, but people with high IQs can create “a truly monumental disaster.”
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Frustrated New York mother vents on Common Core worksheet: ‘Go back to basic math!’

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JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – Some parents have had quite enough of the crazy, convoluted and sometimes error-filled Common Core math worksheets.
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Common Core’s dirty little secret and the field tests

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TUCSON, Ariz. –The Common Core field tests, being administered in thousands of schools across the country to millions of your kids right now, are perfect examples of one of Common Core’s least known, yet most insidious features.
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Common Core’s Achieve, Inc. far from bi-partisan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite absurdly biased lessons and texts created by Common Core partner organizations surfacing daily, proponents of the initiative still shamelessly hold tight to their assertion that CCSS is a state-led initiative that leverages no political or social agenda.
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