Sandra Stotsky: Sunset No Child Left Behind

Dr. Sandra Stotsky sent me an email about attempts to reauthorize and “fix” No Child Left Behind/Elementary and Secondary Education Act. To summarize what she said… “don’t do it” because Common Core is built into the bill being considered. Her message to our readers: The bill builds in Common Core in a clever way–by putting […]

Who Discussed Common Core at Iowa Caucus Kickoff?


I have a piece up at Caffeinated Thoughts that highlights what five prospective candidates for the Republican nomination for President had to say about Common Core.  Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee all were at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, IA on Saturday, and they discussed Common Core […]

Washington State Democratic Party Opposes Common Core


On Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, the Washington State Democratic Party became the first Democratic State Party in the nation to pass a resolution against the Common Core. The resolution is titled Resolution Opposing Common Core State Standards. The resolution calls for the legislature and the superintendent of public instruction to withdraw from the CCSS. Read […]