Over 30 conservative reform groups in Indiana publicly released an agenda for education reform to counter Governor Mike Pence’s education reform agenda.
I have to admit. I didn’t coin that title; credit goes to Heather Crossin who coined it in an email. We have had a couple of Governors make some statements about the Common Core as state legislatures go into session. Republican Governor Mike Pence of Indiana in his state of the state address last week […]
The American Principles Project (APP), the Heartland Institute and Pioneer Institute, co-hosted a one-day conference at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Monday, September 9, 2013 to discuss the destructive implications of the Common Core Standards and the future of the education of America’s youth. More than 200 people were in attendance at the sold […]
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 […]
Charlotte Hays of the National Catholic Register had a piece up on how the Common Core State Standards are becoming the cause of concern within Catholic circles. She writes: Catholic schools and dioceses across the country will have to decide whether to adopt the CCSS. Although the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) isn’t endorsing the […]
Today Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Common Core pause legislation that requires the Indiana State Board of Education to hold three public hearings on the Common Core State Standards and have a fiscal impact study completed by 2014. “I have long believed that education is a state and local function and we must always […]
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 […]
Hoosiers Against Common Core founders, Heather Crossin and Erin Tuttle, were joined Thursday by 75 representatives from 54 independent organizations from across the state of Indiana. They delivered a letter to Governor Mike Pence’s office that had been signed by over 900 Hoosiers during the prior five days. The letter called on Governor Mike Pence […]
Joy Pullman, research fellow at The Heartland Institute and the managing editor of School Reform News, reports that the meetings of Council of Chief State School Officers to write and discuss the Common Core State Standards are closed to the public. Meetings between members of the Council of Chief State School Officers to write and […]
I’d like to welcome a new group headed up by familiar friends. Please be sure to check out Heather Crossin and Erin Tuttle’s new venture Hoosiers Against Common Core. Be sure to follow them on Twitter and like them on Facebook. Spread the word – especially if you live in Indiana.