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Oklahoma drops Common Core, gets slapped with federal penalty

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Amidst rising opposition to Common Core, Oklahoma dropped the national education standards in June, four years after adopting them. As a result, the U.S.

Midday Roundup: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Uncommon lawsuit. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is suing the federal government over the increasingly unpopular Common Core education standards. Jindal claims…

Is Common Core losing the public perception test?

By Emily Scheie
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Common Core | The education standards called Common Core have been adopted in more than 40 states, but according to a Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)/Gallup poll released Wednesday,

Uncommon pushback

By Russ Pulliam
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Back to School | With a rebellion growing, Common Core no longer looks inevitable

Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

By Emily Scheie
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Education | MASON, Ohio—Couples chatted on Tuesday evening as they carried large sodas into the darkened movie theater in Mason, Ohio, but they weren’t there for a…

‘Readiness’ for what?

‘Readiness’ for what?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Thinking critically about Common Core

Bill Gates’ big bucks can’t slow slipping support for Common Core

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana is no longer a lone ranger in abandoning Common Core. Oklahoma and South Carolina are pulling out through their state legislatures, and…

Creating corporate minions through Common Core

Creating corporate minions through Common Core

By Amy Henry
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Education | In planning for the upcoming school year, I made the mistake of reading some of the documentation behind Common Core. Imagine being motivated to the pursuit…

Indiana scraps Common Core

By Daniel James Devine
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Education | Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Monday making Indiana the first state to withdraw from the Common Core reading and math standards after initially adopting them.

States regroup from Common Core backlash

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Several states appear to be asking “What’s in a name?” with regard to the national Common Core standards for reading and math in public schools. In…

Common Core kills off the great stories

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | Terrence Moore didn’t plan to crusade against the Common Core education push. He was just minding his own business teaching history at Hillsdale College and…

Fleeing Common Core and into the arms of classical education

Fleeing Common Core and into the arms of classical education

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—Designed to boost academic standards nationally, Common Core has fired up fierce political debates in Indiana and other states. Critics on the…

 
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