Jindal Sues Obama Admin Over Common Core

Maria Santos The Washington Free Beacon 8/27/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R.) filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over Common Core Wednesday, arguing that the government’s role in pushing the standards on states threatened states’ rights and abused federal funds.

Although proponents of the standards depict them as “a state-led effort,” states adopted the […]

This Teachers Union President Will ‘PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE’ If You Don’t Like Common Core

Eric Owens The Daily Caller 8/8/2014

Video surfaced on Thursday showing Michael Mulgrew, president of New York’s United Federation of Teachers, as he unloaded a hateful rant against critics of the Common Core Standards Initiative.

“If someone takes something from me, I’m going to grab it right back out of their cold, twisted, sick hands […]

Berkeley Math Professor Ratner: Common Core 'Will Move U.S. Closer to Bottom in International Ranking'

“The research on how at-risk students learn most effectively is absolutely clear on the fact that this is the worst possible method for teaching these students this material.”

 

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

In an op-ed at the Wall Street Journal, Marina Ratner, renowned professor emerita of mathematics […]

Look who’s being paid by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to cover Common Core

Twitchy 7/13/2014

…Wow. Here’s a link to the Gates-subsidized NBCNews.com article. There is no indication that it’s an advertisement or advertorial. It appears to be a bona fide news story written by a bona fide reporter (Nona Willis Aronowitz). Here it is featured along with NBC News’ other articles on its education page…

…It’s no […]

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 […]

Private school teacher cites ‘White Privilege’ as reason for Common core in NH

Kimberly Morin Manchester Political Buzz Examiner 5/20/2014

…The opponents brought up facts about Common Core that are well-known by now: kids aren’t developmentally ready at certain ages; the math is sub-standard for any type of advancement in science and math; it does not promote college readiness unless to a 2-year college. Probably the most disturbing […]