Video from the April 30th event, Confronting the Common Core, in Franklin, TN was recently released. Speakers included Jamie Gass of The Pioneer Institute, Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation, Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution, and Emmett McGroarty & Jane Robbins of American Principles Project.
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 […]
Via an email from Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute: Tune into KNUS AM 710 from 5 to 8 pm for Backbone Radio. Matt Dunn and Krista Kafer will hit the airwaves with fresh commentary on all things political. Dec 2, 2012– Jamie Gass of Pioneer Institute in Boston about an important upcoming event on […]
Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute wrote a great op/ed entitled “Schoolkids missing the Twain” for the Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette that paints a picture of how the Common Core State Standards disproportionate use of informational texts will impact school kids. An excerpt: Mark Twain’s greatest achievement was “Adventures of Huckleberry […]
An interesting read in the Christian Science Monitor. The author Stacy Teicher Khadaroo focused on the education reform that put Massachusetts on the top, and how the adoption of the Common Core State Standards worries some experts. An excerpt: But Massachusetts’ future doesn’t look as rosy to observers such as Jamie Gass, director of the […]
I wanted to draw your attention to an op/ed written by James Stergios, Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute entitled “The Massachusetts Exception” published at The City Journal. An excerpt: It’s common knowledge that in 1983, a federal report called A Nation at Risk indicted the “rising tide of mediocrity” in American […]