WikLeaks Drops Clinton Speech Excerpts: Common Core Was “A Political Failure”

On Friday, WikiLeaks dropped documents pertaining to Hillary Clinton surrogate, John Podesta. Along with those documents was a collection of excerpts from her paid speeches of which Mrs. Clinton has refused to release. The speech excerpts are indexed and there is a section on Education. Specifically, she calls Common Core a political disaster. Clinton incorrectly […]

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6 Years Later, Common Core is still Age and Developmentally Inappropriate

Many parents fighting Common Core have pointed out how age and developmentally inappropriate Common Core is in the elementary grades. Six years later, nothing has changed. Parents protecting their kids by opposing the standards were openly ridiculed and, in many cases, intimidated into silence. As a parent of a child who entered Kindergarten the same […]

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After five years of Common Core, ACT scores show no sign of ‘College Readiness’

Recent ACT scores indicate that after five years of Common Core in most states, the standards have done little to improve ‘college readiness’.  It also appears the achievement gap for minorities is getting worse. When reading the following excerpt, remember that Common Core standards are only in Math and English Language arts. However, many states […]

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Don’t Buy the News. NC High Schools Still Have Common Core Math.

According to a report by TWC News, Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools (CMS) have altered the way they teach high school math.  The TWC news report is actually very confusing  — a lot like Common Core math itself. Read this excerpt below and ask yourself, is the math now integrated or separated? Both? Clark says teachers are getting […]

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ICYMI – WikiLeaks DNC Emails Show Democrats Dodging Common Core

Near the end of July, WikiLeaks released 19,252 emails and 8,034 attachments from the Democratic National Committee (DNC).   No topic seems to have escaped mention in these DNC emails and attachments, including Common Core. In one email exposed by WikiLeaks, staffers listed education items and talking points. The first item on the list was common […]

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Report: Common Core Testing Consortia Failing, Down 62%

6 six years and $350 million dollars in grant money later, the Common Core Testing Consortia is failing.  In fact, membership has dropped 62%. The two assessment consortia are the  Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). In 2010 the PARCC  had 26 member states and the […]

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Court Rules For Gates Backed Group, Kills Common Core Ballot Measure

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled  that the language of the proposed  Common Core ballot initiative is unconstitutional. The challenge to the ballot question was brought by the Massachusetts Business Alliance (MBA) in an appeal filed earlier this year. The MBA has received over $750,000 in grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The ruling was […]

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