If it will cost Utah $100 million to replace the Common Core State Standards how much did it cost to implement these sub par standards in the first place?
The Pioneer Institute in cooperation with American Principles Project and Pacific Research Institute released a white paper written by Robert Scott, the former Texas Commissioner of Education. It is entitled “A Republic of Republics: How Common Core Undermines State and Local Autonomy over K-12 Education.” The preface is by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Here is […]
A new study by Matthew Chingos of the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution shows that states will be spending $1.7 Billion a year in assessments. We are still not sure how the Common Core State Standards assessments will be sustained after the federal funding for their development runs out in 2014 […]
The Obama Administration spent an unprecedented $4.35 billion in Stimulus money to create an incentive for states to join the Common Core Standards and compete in the Race to the Top competition. All but five states (Virginia, Texas, Nebraska, Alaska, and Minnesota) jumped on the Common Core bandwagon, salivating for an outsized piece of the $4.35 […]
BOSTON, MA —Despite three federal laws that prohibit federal departments or agencies from directing, supervising or controlling elementary and secondary school curricula, programs of instruction and instructional materials, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) has placed the nation on the road to a national curriculum, according to a new report written by a former general […]