Child Psychologist Dr. Megan Koschnick Criticizes Common Core Standards for K-3 as Age and Developmentally Inappropriate.
The Pioneer Institute in cooperation with American Principles Project and Pacific Research Institute released a white paper written by Robert Scott, the former Texas Commissioner of Education. It is entitled “A Republic of Republics: How Common Core Undermines State and Local Autonomy over K-12 Education.” The preface is by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Here is […]
From FightCommonCore.com, this will be a great conference to be held next month at Notre Dame University in Indiana. The Changing Role of Education in America: Consequences of the Common Core University of Notre DameSeptember 9, 2013 You can register online here. Please join us for a one-day conference at the Notre Dame Conference Center […]
Parent Led Reform is hosting a Common Core Community Forum on Monday, August 12th from 7:30p-9p (MDT) in Centennial, CO. Their intent was to have both sides of the issue presented, but we received word today that those who had previously committed to advocated for the Common Core have pulled out. Seven organizations that advocate […]
Video from the April 30th event, Confronting the Common Core, in Franklin, TN was recently released. Speakers included Jamie Gass of The Pioneer Institute, Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation, Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution, and Emmett McGroarty & Jane Robbins of American Principles Project.
Emmett McGroarty with American Principles Project discusses the Common Core with Kathy Benuck who hosts a local TV program in New Hampshire called “Tell It Like It Is” on BCTV. You can watch the interview below:
Parent Led Reform (@parentledreform) is graciously hosting our 2nd #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally. Our follow-up rally is this Thursday, May 2nd at 9:00p (EDT)/8:00p (CDT). The #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally is a collaborative project in partnership with Truth In American Education (@TruthinAmEd), and designed to share the research diligently collected by parents and citizens concerned about the government’s […]
Ohio had some informational meetings about the Common Core at three different locations throughout the state. Ohioans Against Common Core has an update here. Between 850-1000 attended. The photos below are from Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute who was one of the speakers. The speakers for these events were: Cincinnati – held April 12th […]
Glenn Beck today highlighted the Common Core on his show on The Blaze TV. His guests were Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project, Sherena Arrington, a political consultant from Georgia, and two teachers from Utah, David Cox and Christel Swasey. Beck in his opening remarks gave a wake-up call for those who may be apathetic […]
ATLANTA (February 28, 2013) – Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) held a press conference today to discuss Senate Bill 167. Sen. Ligon sponsored this legislation to withdraw Georgia from its participation in the Common Core State Standards Initiative and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). The Common Core Georgia Performance Standards […]