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Group Fighting Common Core Surpasses Requirement For Massachusetts Ballot Measure, Collects 80,000 Signatures

A group fighting Common Core based in Worcester, Massachusetts has collected more than enough signatures to get a Common Core question put on the 2016 ballot. Telegram & Gazette reported: WORCESTER – A Worcester-based group that is looking to put an anti-Common Core question on the 2016 state ballot has collected the necessary signatures to […]

FINAL NC Common Core Commission Meeting Is December 18th

The final meeting of the Academic Standards Review Commission will be Friday, December 18th from 1-5 pm. The meeting should be live streamed: http://stateboard.ncpublicschools.gov/live-audio-streaming. Note that you will need REAL PLAYER in order to listen to the live stream. Links to the download for Mac and PC are on the State Board of Educations live stream […]

Dear Media: No, Massachusetts still has Common Core

Multiple media outlets have erroneously reported that Massachusetts got rid of Common Core.  They didn’t. All the state did was drop the Common Core PARCC test in favor of a state created one. The new test is arguably not much better than the old test. Truth In American Education called out several of these outlets. […]

Elephant In The Room: Does Common Core Hurt Minority Kids?

A canary in the coal mine is chirping. I’ve asked this question before over the past few years, ‘Does Common Core hurt minority students’?  Now, American Principles Project is asking it. Jane Robbins and Emmett McGroarty penned an Op-ed detailing the falling scores for minority students and questioning the role of Common Core in the […]

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