Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President, wants to replace Common Core, but also wants to extend federal control of education through curriculum.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson as the Libertarian candidate for President unsurprisingly wants to get rid of the U.S. Department of Education.
Donald Trump says that he will end Common Core, that it is a disaster, and that education has to be at the local level, but he lacks details on how.
Hillary Clinton’s running mate, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), tried to bring the Common Core State Standards into Virginia when he was Governor.
The Democratic National Committee warned in an email released by Wikileaks that Common Core is a “political third rail” and they shouldn’t touch it.
The Democrat Party Platform to be voted on at the Democratic National Convention avoids Common Core, but supports parents opting out of assessments.
A report released by the New York State School Boards Association states that New York’s new standards being developed will be like Common Core.
Delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention passed a party platform that affirms parents and rejects one-size-fits-all approaches to education.
Donald Trump is set to announce his vice-presidential choice sometime this week none of the top contenders are strong on Common Core or ending Fed Ed.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review in an editorial last Thursday called for Pennsylvanians to reject Common Core citing a recent ACT college-readiness study.