Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon There has been a rash of people claiming North Carolina, among other states, got rid of Common Core and that our standards are once again a mess. This is not even remotely true. I assure you, NO state that adopted Common Core ...Read more Comments Off on No, North Carolina Did Not Get Rid Of Common Core
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Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon I’ve received a barrage of emails, Facebook messages, and calls about Education Secretary DeVos’ recent speech where she made a claim that Common Core was “dead.” It is not dead. Nor will it be until the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is ...Read more Comments Off on No, Secretary DeVos, Common Core is not “dead.”
Here in Missouri we know their names well. Emmet McGroarty, Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle of the American Principles Project have published a book, Deconstructing the Administrative State: The Fight for Liberty, which looks at the threat of unelected federal bureaucratic control, at least partially through the lens of the ...Read more Comments Off on Common Core Disruptors’ Book Takes On The Threat of The Administrative State
Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker If parents know best, why not let PARENTS choose? Betsy DeVos recently declared there is no more Common Core. Tell that to the parents in 46 states/territories who still have common core standards, and still have the common core tests tied to accountability, ...Read more Comments Off on Jeb Bush says, “Parents know best for their children.” Does that mean PARENTS can choose schools without Common Core standards, tests, data?
The people just aren’t into Common Core. The edreformers have spent an incredible amount of money attempting to persuade parents/taxpayers that this is a dose of exactly what American students need to become critical thinkers and ready for the workforce/global economy. Regardless of the endless PR missives, the truth ...Read more Comments Off on Collaborative for Student Success PR Fail Again? Common Core is STILL Unpopular.
Witnessed at a restaurant this past week: a child less than 2 years old entertaining herself the entire time while her parents ignored her before dinner (talking with an adult friend while waiting for dinner) and then when the parents were eating dinner: Her swiping skills were exceptional. Her ...Read more Comments Off on This Baby Will Be Ready to Tackle Common Core Technology. What’s Not to Love?
Finally, President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Education, Betsy DeVos, in what had to be nail-biting moment for the President and DeVos was confirmed shortly after noon today. Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Betsy DeVos, is our new US Secretary of Education, by one historic, ...Read more Comments Off on Betsy DeVos wins. Will Common Core and data mining end?
Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Even though Common Core has been acknowledged as a major campaign issue and is the focus of a heated debate in education, it was not mentioned during the hearing to confirm our new US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. We have to wonder why no Democrat, no ...Read more Comments Off on Who’s afraid of Common Core and who supports it? Questions for leaders.