West Virginians Can Thank Gov. Tomblin For Their Kids Enduring More Common Core

Whenever I read a headline claiming Common Core is “repealed” by a legislature, I shake my head.  Almost immediately each time, a scene from the movie Space Balls pops into my head. Yes, Good can be dumb. Good is also apparently spineless. Back in February, the media was reporting West Virginia had “repealed” Common Core […]

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MI Senate Committee Commits Common Core Heresy

A Michigan state Senate committee has committed Common Core heresy. They have approved a full replacement for the flawed Common Core math and English standards: pre Common Core Massachusetts standards. That sound you just heard was the collective gasp of eduwonks, ed reformers and Common Core mouthpieces. How dare they? Well, this Michigan Committee seems to […]

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Don’t believe the headlines. Missouri likely just got a Common Core Rebrand.

Headlines in various outlets are claiming Missouri has dumped Common Core.  For example, the St. Louis Dispatch’s headline reads, Missouri education officials replace Common Core standards. Excerpt: While Anne Gassel, a leader of the Missouri Coalition Against Common Core who also worked on the middle and high school math panel, believes the new standards are an […]

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Latest State To Rebrand? Tennessee.

The headline reads, Tennessee phases out Common Core.  Makes you think the state has dropped Common Core in favor of something else, right? Wrong. This is another rebrand. Via The Tennessean: State education officials approved new English and math standards Friday, marking the symbolic end of controversial Common Core standards in Tennessee. Tennessee is the latest state to phase […]

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Colorado School Employing “Anti-Bias” Curriculum Has Parents Asking Questions

Last June, I highlighted the ‘Common Core Aligned’ curriculum being produced by an organization called Teaching Tolerance. This organization is an offshoot of the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center, whose ‘hate map’ was utilized by Floyd Corkins to attempt a mass shooting at the Family Research Council headquarters. Teaching Tolerance’s Common Core Aligned curriculum includes an ‘anti-bias’ […]

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ICYMI – NC’s Dept Of Public Instruction Takes ASRC Recommendations As Their Own

Education NC reported that the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is making changes to Common Core.   Hypocrisy abound, NC DPI basically taking #ASRC req’s as their own on Common Core https://t.co/hcZFewOyOu #nced #stopcc #ncga — A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) April 1, 2016 Funny thing is, the proposed changes look just like […]

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Stotsky On Testing: Opting out ‘A civic duty, not civil disobedience’

Testing season is nearly upon us.  That means it’s bully season. Many parents across the country will be opting their children out of various tests. There is a chain of bullying going in and it reeks of totalitarianism. Many of these parents are being bullied by their school districts over opting out. School districts  are being […]

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