Holy Cross Academy in Oneida, NY realizes that it’s to do more than prepare students for the workforce a goal of Common Core which they say is limiting.
I’m not Catholic so I’ll need some of my readers to explain why Catholic educators and education leaders would listen to Fordham Institute’s Chester Finn? Last week Flypaper published an excerpt of his talk to “a private group of Catholic education leaders and philanthropists.” Here is where he would have lost me entirely. First, families […]
Via PIttsburgh Catholics Against the Common Core: Pittsburgh, PA – The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), the largest private professional education organization in the world (according to their website), had its first national conference on June 30, 2103 in Nashville, TN in support of the very controversial Common Core State Standards. The NCEA is actively […]
In an email sent out today by the American Association of Christian Schools called “The Washington Flyer” they highlighted how private schools are being impacted by the Common Core State Standards: Education Week, the American education news site of record, has been chronicling the Common Core Standard movement since its meteoric rise since 2009. This […]