The gloves are coming off. Legislators who have been roadblocks to legislation that restores local control will be called out and held accountable.
Two different stories were brought to my attention today. They are from different parts of the country, and vary in seriousness, but it gives a snapshot of how Common Core opponents are being treated in some quarters. One is a case of a substitute teacher suing his school district for being fired from Courthouse News […]
Neal McClusky of The Cato Institute wrote an op/ed for The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that was published yesterday. He pointed out that all Common Core critics are not extreme. I appreciate his article because it seems as though those who advocate the Common Core would rather label the opposition than actually debate the standards themselves […]
WJTV Channel 12 in Mississippi reports that opposition to the Common Core State Standards is starting to crop up in Mississippi. A group of state senators is questioning Mississippi’s implementation of the Common Core education standards, even as the state’s schools move to fully implement the standards this fall. Republican Sen. Angela Hill of Picayune says […]
As seen on Twitter yesterday from the former senior advisor of Barack Obama, David Axelrod. This is truly idiotic.Our competitors around the world must be laughing!bit.ly/18DczVa — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) June 2, 2013 Axelrod linked to a Washington Post article that points to Tea Party groups mobilizing against the Common Core. What he doesn’t seem […]
I guess those of us who are concerned about the Common Core State Standards are part of the fringe… at least according to Scott Elliott writing for the Indianapolis Star’s Get on the Bus Blog. He writes: The Common Core has been only a minor issue in the state superintendent race, which has instead been […]