common core is rotten to the core. dc bureaucrats do not know what is best for our children. data mining tracks our children from cradle to grave. high stakes testing takes all creativity away from teachers and students alike. common core is education without representation.
Big Government GOP’s Common Core Rebrand Hustle By Michelle Malkin • April 30, 2014 • This retreat-and-rebrand strategy was explicitly championed by Fed Ed advocate and former Arkansas GOP Gov. Mike Huckabee. Huckabee told his allies at the Gates Foundation-funded Council of Chief State School Officers earlier this year that since Common Core had become “toxic,” the group needed to “rebrand it, refocus it, but don’t retreat.”
The following statement by Lindsey M. Burke, Williamson Evers, Theodor Rebarber, Sandra Stotsky, and Ze’ev Wurman was posted on Jay P. Greene’s Blog. It is reposted here with permission. Reauthorizing ESEA: The road to effective education is paved with local control and parent power Lindsey M. Burke, Williamson Evers, Theodor Rebarber, Sandra Stotsky, and Ze’ev Wurman …
We have several Common Core Standards that require students to practice their Speaking and Listening Skills. If your students are like mine, they tend to get off track and talk about everything BUT what they are supposed to discuss. The reality is they just don’t know how to talk. Yes,… Continue Reading »