Gates-funded lobby pushes Common Core in Catholic schools, targets Newman Society

The Cardinal Newman Society via EAGNews 9/24/2014

A Washington, D.C., organization funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—which has invested millions of dollars to develop and promote the controversial Common Core school standards—is contacting Catholic school leaders in an effort to reverse declining support for the Common Core and to oppose The Cardinal Newman […]

Rhode Island Parents Petition School District to Opt Out of Common Core

Dr. Susan Berry Breitbart.com Big Government 6 Jul 2014

Where states are failing to repeal the controversial Common Core standards, many parents have decided to take matters into their own hands and petition their local school districts to drop the nationalized standards and replace them with others of their choosing.

In Rhode Island, Smithfield parent […]

Panelist at Podesta Think Tank on Common Core: 'The Children Belong to All of Us'

Penny Starr CNSNews 2/3/2014

In addressing criticism of the Common Core national education standards, a panelist at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank, said critics were a “tiny minority” who opposed standards altogether, which was unfair because “the children belong to all of us.”

The CAP was founded by John Podesta, […]

Will Obama forgive student loans by executive order?

Joshua Cook BenSwann.com 2/1/2014

In President Obama’s State of the Union address, he mentioned plans to make higher education available for everyone.

Obama said, “We’re offering millions the opportunity to cap their monthly student loan payments to ten percent of their income, and I want to work with Congress to see how we […]

Tea party groups mobilizing against Common Core education overhaul

Frank Espich/AP – In this Jan. 16, 2013, photo, concerned grandparent Sue Lile of Carmel, Ind., shows her opposition to Common Core standards during a rally at the State House rotunda in Indianapolis.

Peter Wallsten and Lyndsey Layton The Washington Post 5/30/2013

Tea party groups over the past few weeks have suddenly and […]

Common Core as Trojan Horse

It’s time to opt out of the creepy federal data-mining racket.

Michelle Malkin National Review Online 3/15/2013

Last week, I reported on the federal government’s massive new student-tracking database, which was created as part of the nationalized Common Core standards scheme.

The bad news: GOP “leadership” continues to ignore or, worse, enable this Nanny State […]