Dr. Duke Pesta and Dr. Sandra Stotsky drill down on a new report from the Pioneer Institute that shows how the move to Common Core and their subsequent “new standards” hurt Massachusetts student achievement.
Shane Vander Hart: Our education system did not get to where it is at overnight and change will not happen overnight. Even though our prospects may look bleak there are four ways we can continue the fight in 2018.
The Pioneer Institute released a report co-written by Mark Bauerlein, R. James Milgram, and Jane Robbins that reviews Massachusetts new academic standards.
In New Orleans, we see a refusal to admit that perhaps the Common Core and aligned-curriculum is to blame for declining test scores and state ratings.
Stories like a piece recently published at PJ Media contributes to muddying our opposition to Common Core when it provides false information to readers.
Bill Gates during a speech at the Council of the Great City Schools said he would spend another $1.7 Billion on education initiatives in public schools.
The Lawrence Journal-World says Common Core is soon to be no more in Kansas. A brief look at their new math standards approved in August says differently.
In 2009, as an Ohio State Senator, Jon Husted supported Race to the Top, the federal grant program that helped to push Common Core onto states.
Congressman Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) in a TV ad accused the other candidates in Ohio’s Republican Gubernatorial Primary of supporting Common Core.
Following up “The Next Generation Science Standards Are Already Politicized,” Shane Vander Hart points out the standards are bad without the politicization.