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 […]

Common Core Roots Lie in Ties Between Barack Obama, Bill Ayers

Dr. Susan Berry Breitbart.com Big Government 5 Dec 2013

  In an article published on Monday that advocates for Common Core standards, the Associated Press presents what amounts to the typical talking points for supporters when faced with criticism that Common Core is a federal takeover of education.

The standards were created by the National […]

Homeschooling advocate: Common Core abandons classics for ‘reading executive orders from President Obama’

Ginni Thomas The Daily Caller 4/14/2013

Will Estrada, the director of federal relations for the Home School Legal Defense Association, says classics are being abandoned in the standards of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

“We’ve started seeing what is in this Common Core curriculum, and it’s not good, Ginni,” the 29-year-old told The Daily […]

Obama’s “Common Core of Standards”: Final Step in Phony School Reform

Beverly K. Eakman The New American 04 August 2011

American education has seen one “reform” movement after another. The most recent incarnation, “Race to the Top,” was initiated in 2009 by the Obama Administration. It is structured around a serious-sounding program called the “Common Core of State Standards Initiative Project,” or CCS for short, which […]