Archive for the ‘Common Core’ Category

Another one bites the dust: South Carolina drops out of Common Core testing group

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s top education leader announced on Monday that the Palmetto State is pulling out of the Common Core standardized testing group, Smarter Balanced.
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Portland board member preparing to introduce anti-Common Core resolution

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Common Core is running into some resistance in Oregon’s largest school district.
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Proposed Common Core standards omit ‘liberty’ from list of America’s founding principles

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ALBANY, N.Y.  – Common Core is only related to English and math, as some “conservative” proponents say.
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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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Incorrect, Gov. Bush: Potential candidate still confused over Common Core facts

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was heavily pushed by the federal government. His still getting the basics wrong on how Core adoption went down must be called out.
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