In addition to shredding civil liberties, launching a utopian global war for democracy, and going on a spending spree that would make LBJ blush, the so-called “conservative” Bush administration dramatically increased federal control over education via the “No Child Left Behind” act. During my time in Congress I heard nothing but complaints about this law […]
From Neal McCluskey at Cato: Two years ago Fordham Institute President Chester Finn called people like me, who saw the move toward national curriculum standards as a huge lurch toward federal control, “paranoid.” Well it looks like he might be catching a little of the paranoia, too. Or, at least, while still calling Common Core adoption “voluntary,” he recognizes that […]
From Cato and Neal McCluskey: Pennsylvania State Senate Education Committee Public Hearing on the Common Core State Standards Chairman Folmer, Minority Chairman Dinniman, members of the committee, thank you for inviting me to speak with you today. My name is Neal McCluskey and I am the associate director of the Center for Educational Freedom at […]
By Neal McCluskey This article appeared in Detroit News on May 20, 2013. Parents in Michigan, like those across the country, want their children to have the tools they need to excel in school and beyond. The Common Core national curriculum standards were sold as the way to give students those tools. But with the […]
This affects many states and is already implemented. There is effort to reverse this course, please contact your representatives to OPPOSE Common Core. via STOP The Common Core | Peace . Gold . Liberty.
Stop Common Core Rally STOP COMMON CORE RALLY AT THE CAPITOL APRIL 23, 2012 “If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psalm 11:3. Within the next seven days Common Core Standards legislation will be waiting at the desk of Governor Scott to sign into law, and, our legislators are not listening. We […]
RNC Draft Resolution on the Common Core | Truth in American Education. The Republican National Committee Spring Meeting starts today in Los Angeles. One of the items that will be discussed and voted on is a draft resolution on the Common Core State Standards which you can see below: RESOLUTION CONCERNING COMMON CORE EDUCATION STANDARDS […]
From FOX19: FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather It is called ‘Common Core’ and the idea behind it is reasonable.States working together to create national standards for education. Standards that are ‘designed to be robust and relevant to the real world’. Sounds good, so why is there growing opposition in Ohio and around the country to Common Core? […]