The letter sent to congressional education leaders responsible for bill was signed by 182 different state and local groups, education activists or officials.
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 […]
State Senator William Ligon (R-Brunswick) has filed a bill in the Georgia Senate that would withdraw Georgia from the Common Core State Standards. Senate Bill 167 was filed on Thursday. It is cosponsored by State Senators Barry Loudermilk (R-Cassville), John Albers (R-Roswell), Chuck Hufstetler (R-Rome), Hunter Hill (R-Atlanta), and Tommie Williams (R-Lyons). The summary of […]
Robert Scott, former Texas Commissioner of Education, gave testimony before the Georgia General Assembly Joint Meeting of the House and Senate Education Committees. Below is the video: Part 1: Part 2: Via Stop Common Core in Georgia
I’m not surprised, but disappointed by the American Legislative Exchange Council executive board decision yesterday to delay their vote on a anti-common core resolution proposed by the American Principles Project, Goldwater Institute, and Washington Policy Center last summer. American Principles Project sent out a press release on the vote: Washington, DC – Today, the board […]
Jenny LaCoste-Caputo, who is the director of communications and media relations with the Texas Association of School Administrators, reported on Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott’s speech at their Midwinter session. She called the speech “surprising” and from what I’ve seen out of most chief state school officers I’d have to agree with her. Usually, Scott […]