The Heritage Foundation and Pioneer Institute co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “Rethinking Federal Intervention in K-12 Education”
The Heritage Foundation released a new report, co-written by well-known Common Core fighters, focused on how Common Core had centralized American education.
The U.S. Senate passed S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, on a 81 to 17 vote on Thursday afternoon spending seven days debating the bill.
Lindsey Burke of the Heritage Foundation did a great job highlighting losses for Common Core advocates on Tuesday at National Review. Here’s a list: It appears that Common Core critic, Diane Douglas, will be elected as Arizona’s Superintendent for Public Instruction. Richard Woods, another Common Core critic, won as Georgia’s Superintendent of Education. Molly Spearman […]
Common Core, as an issue, has been largely absent from CPAC – at least in the Potomac Ballroom. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) discussed it during a bloggers briefing when I asked him about the silence at the conference yesterday. Today, Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) came closest when he said the Constitution doesn’t give the right […]
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.
As parents have encountered Common Core in their children’s classrooms, then sought information about what it means, we’ve seen a nationwide brushfire of alarm. Parents must know Common Core did not randomly appear. I’m not talking about how it was created and advocated by the Gates Foundation, National Governors Association, and Council of Chief State […]
The Heritage Foundation and Claire Boothe Luce Foundation had a great event for conservative women discussing the Common Core. I caught about the last 20 minutes of it. Lindsey Burke of Heritage spoke first, then Joy Pullmann of the Heartland Institute gave her remarks. They ended with a brief Q&A session. The video is now […]
John Stossel on Fox Business discussed the Common Core State Standards with Lindsey Burke of the Heritage Foundation and Kathleen Porter-Magee of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. You can watch below: Porter-Magee said that “they” were amazed when so many states signed on. Yeah, we were amazed too, but for different reasons I’d suspect. HT: […]
Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation had an op/ed published in Deseret News entitled “Lessons for Utah from Iowa: Fight for control of education.” She wrote: If the centralizing impact of the Obama education waivers wasn’t already clear, the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Education to issue its first waiver rejection to Iowa […]