Teacher Mocks Common Core: Let’s Get It Over With For $400, Alex

The Washington Free Beacon picked up on a teacher mocking Common Core on Jeopardy last night. Excerpt: A teacher appearing on Jeopardy Thursday mocked a category named after the “Common Core” education initiative during the popular game show’s teachers’ tournament. Host Alex Trebek read off the list of categories to begin Double Jeopardy, the last […]

Project Veritas Common Core Videos Expose Textbook Publishers, Bias

James O’Keefe and Project Veritas began releasing undercover videos last week on the topic of Common Core. In the first two videos, executives from Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt were caught on camera making statement indicating that publishing companies like the one they work for don’t really care about the children, but instead are more interested in how […]

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NOT THE ONION:   #CommonCore is SO great, some backers think ‘Common Core’ term is outdated, say it’s politically radioactive via — A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) November 15, 2015 Excerpt from The Advocate: In the always contentious world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

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 […]

Common Core: From Farce To Failure

Common Core fighter, Dr. Duke Pesta, gives a presentation entitled Common Core: From Farce to Failure, which is captured in the video below. Description: After 3 years, more than 400 talks across 40 states, detailed conversations with legislatures, politicians, school administrators, school boards, teachers, political groups, bishops, and pastors, FreedomProject Education presents “Common Core: From […]

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