Common Core

 
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No way out

No way out

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Common Core | Common core is pushing a deeply flawed teaching model on all American students

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | At Saturday morning coffee with the girls I realized why our country is not going to defeat ISIS. There is something about much of American Christianity’s…

Designed for failure?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Say you are a sadder-but-wiser high school dropout, now lamenting your misspent teenage youth. The standard advice is to “get your GED” (take a general…

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.

 
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