Holy Cross Academy in Oneida, NY realizes that it’s to do more than prepare students for the workforce a goal of Common Core which they say is limiting.
In an email sent out today by the American Association of Christian Schools called “The Washington Flyer” they highlighted how private schools are being impacted by the Common Core State Standards: Education Week, the American education news site of record, has been chronicling the Common Core Standard movement since its meteoric rise since 2009. This […]
Just a follow-up to the four posts I wrote in August about how Florida’s end-of-course assessments were impacting private schools. There is a proposed rule change to the Florida Administrative Code which will reflect changes to the Florida Statutes. You can see it below: 6A-1.09942 State Uniform Transfer of Students in the Middle Grades. The […]
Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Board of Education have imposed testing expectations on schools, and a couple of emails I’ve received demonstrates that the regulations are discriminatory toward private schools. I don’t know if this is intentional or by design, but it must be addressed. These emails were made public by the Project […]
I watched the video of yesterday’s blogger’s briefing at The Heritage Foundation with former Utah Governor and Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman. Rob Bluey of The Heritage Foundation asked Governor Huntsman the first question after he gave his opening remarks about the Obama administration’s run around Congress with national education standards and No Child Left Behind […]