Hillary was FOR Common Core before she was AGAINST it

Just this pas Spring, Hillary Clinton defended Common Core decried ‘politicization’ of the standards in an education roundtable discussion in Iowa. This week, Clinton reversed course and came out against Common Core by seeking to separate herself from the Obama administration when it comes to testing. That was fast.   The Pulse 2016 reported: Even the […]

HUGE: State Of Missouri Loses On Appeal Of Common Core SBAC Assessment Judgement

Missouri Education Watchdog has just announced that the appeal by the state of Missouri to overturn a judgement against them with regards to the Common Core SBAC test has failed. This. Is. Huge. Missouri Education Watchdog: On Tuesday November 17th the Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District entered its opinion and judgment in Sauer […]

Here We Go Again — #ESEA Is Back.

The ESEA fight is back. ‘Compromises’ have been made. None of them seem to be good.  If you’re having flashbacks to the horror contained in HR5, you’re not alone. These compromises seem to have occurred prior to any meetings by the conference committee Speaker Ryan just appointed, Truth in American Education reported: Education Weekon Fridaygave […]

Thomas Moore Law Center Files Third Suit Challenging Common Core Test

The Thomas Moore Law Center has filed a third suit with regards to Common Core. This suit aims to challenged the Constitutionality of the Smarter Balance Assessment membership fees. PR Newswire: ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Continuing its legal battle to stop the federal government from usurping control over the nation’s elementary and […]

Common Core: So Great, Backers Now Calling It “Radioactive”

NOT THE ONION:   #CommonCore is SO great, some backers think ‘Common Core’ term is outdated, say it’s politically radioactive via — A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) November 15, 2015 Excerpt from The Advocate: In the always contentious world of Common Core, there is yet another dispute — whether the term itself should be […]

At Sunshine Summit, Only One GOP Candidate Signs Pledge To Stop Common Core (Updated)

This past week at the Sunshine Summit in Florida, only one GOP Presidential hopeful signed the pledge to stop Common Core. That candidate was Ted Cruz. Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham,Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and Donald Trump did NOT sign the pledge. Via Sunshine State News: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, officially committed […]

Kentucky Legislators Ask: When Do We Start Worrying About Common Core?

In 2010, Kentucky was the first adopter of Common Core. Kentucky, like North Carolina, adopted the standards before they were even released to the public. Since then, the state implemented the standards and test results have been flat or declining. Parents have been protesting, teachers have been leaving and the corporate education complex has been […]

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