The Michigan Legislature had a strong Common Core repeal and replace bill until State Senator Pat Colebeck (R-Canton) offered a weak, watered-down version.
Michigan Live published a story highlighting advocates of the Common Core saying it is important for military families and combat readiness. The first argument is for military kids who tend to move around a lot. This is not a new phenomenon. So why the change now? We shouldn’t make changes in our entire education system […]
Michael McShane of American Enterprise Institute wrote a guest post at the Washington Post’s education blog, Answer Sheet. He asked, is it really that easy to block the Common Core State Standards? He was responding to the Michigan Legislature pausing funding for the Common Core. To try and stop the Common Core, (Tom) McMillin introduced, […]
We are drawing close to the end of the state legislative sessions. I thought it would be a good time to highlight the progress that has been made in fighting the Common Core. If you look back just a few months ago you can see how far our movement has come. Some significant progress was […]