Former Hewlett Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina criticized the Common Core State Standards and equated it with crony capitalism.
One in four likely Iowa GOP Caucusgoers say they will not support Jeb Bush. GOP insiders believe Common Core is Bush’s top obstacle to the nomination.
Hillary Clinton broke her silence on the Common Core State Standards during an education roundtable discussion in Monticello, IA.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told Dallas County Republicans at an event in West Des Moines, IA yesterday that he has grave concerns over Common Core.
As an Iowan I’m blessed (or cursed depending on your perspective) with the ability to trip over Presidential candidates when the presidential-year Iowa Caucus rolls around. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) has visited my state several times, and he is presumed to be a presidential contender, especially in light of term-limited. He’s going to have […]
In an interview I had with former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) on Monday we talked specifically about Race to the Top and the Common Core State Standards. He said that he opposes and would repeal all of the Obama education executive orders, including Race to the Top. You can watch the entire interview here.
Last week, Jason Glass, Director of the Iowa Department of Education, and Linda Fandel, Governor Terry Branstad’s Special Assistant for Education, rolled out their vision for education reform. The Des Moines Register highlighted the key points. Adopting a four-tiered salary system that would include apprentice, career, mentor and master teachers, instead of basing pay on […]