Showing posts with label Common Core. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Common Core. Show all posts

More Big Fat Lies From Chris Christie At The GOP Debate

by Ed Krayewski.     On Sonia Sotomayor, Planned Parenthood, and Common Core. At the last Republican debate, Fox Business host Neil Cavuto asked Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) to respond to comments attributed to an ad against Gov. Chris Christie (NJ) connected to a political action committee supporting him. It's part of the 2016 cycle debate   ... MORE

Textbook Publisher Representative Fired After Admitting On Camera That Common Core Is All About The Money

by Joe Cunningham.   See the video. Project Veritas has a new video out, this time with undercover journalists asking educators and education company executives about whether or not Common Core State Standards and the curricula built around them are really for the kids. The answer from just about everyone is “No,” with one person admitting   ... MORE

John Stossel: How The State Cashes In On Fear

This Halloween, what do you fear?  I fear fear itself because when we are afraid, we willingly give away our freedoms. Global warning? More power to the EPA! 9/11? Vote 100 to 0 to create a TSA! Kids don't learn? Common Core! Crime up? Spend on police! (Or for leftists: increase welfare!) Immigrants? Seal the border! Ebola? More money and   ... MORE

Common Core: Who's Watching the Kids?

by Mary Anne Marcella and Cort Wrotnowski.   Common Core is about more than just a shift in educational standards.  The architects of Common Core have always planned to integrate computer technology with Common Core standards under the guise of “closing the digital divide” and “preparing our children for the 21st-century workplace.”  They   ... MORE

Jeb Argues Persuasively Why He Shouldn't Be Nominated

from American Thinker.         Jeb Bush really wowed me with his announcement speech for President. For one thing, it was in English, and I didn't even have to press one to hear it that way.  For another, Bush made a strong, passionate argument explaining why he should not be the nominee of the Republican Party, and I for one was totally   ... MORE

Common Core Resistance Gains Steam In New York

When the state won't act, individuals must.    The resistance to one-size-fits-all education is gaining steam. This is evidenced by the latest display of power from concerned parents who are saying no to the Common Core State Standards while the New York legislature fails to do so. An excess of 175,000 parents in the state of New York alone     ... MORE

Ann Marie Banfield: Federalism & Common Core Standards

Will children save the Tenth Amendment?     Will federalism get its due in the next generation? Given what's been happening in New Hampshire, one might think so. The Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution expresses the principle of federalism: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor      ... MORE

Cynthia Walker: Common Core Is Un-Common & Not Core

Making math hard.    I became a math teacher by a circuitous route.  My degree is in engineering.  I spent five and a half years refurbishing nuclear submarines, and then I quit work to bear, rear, and eventually homeschool our three children. As a homeschool mom, I participated in co-ops, taking turns teaching groups of homeschooled children   ... MORE