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Did a Florida teacher give 6th grade students an explicit sex ed lesson involving a strap-on sex toy to satisfy common core requirements?

Hispanic Media Voxxi: Hispanic Students 'Falling Behind' with Common Core Standards

Though the developers and supporters of the Common Core standards have repeatedly said the purpose of the controversial education initiative is to close the achievement gap between low-income black and Hispanic and white middle-class students, an online Hispanic publication doubts that may happen. Show More Summary

Bobby Jindal Asks Obama for Pre-K Funds, Wants Assurances No Common Core Requirements Involved

In a letter to President Obama dated September 11th, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said his state may apply for a federal pre-kindergarten grant of up to $15 million, as long as Obama assures him the funds are not linked to Common Core requirements. Show More Summary

5 Life Skills to Teach Black Boys: A Parent's Addendum to the Common Core

More than 55 million American schoolchildren enrolled in public and private schools are back in school this month. In Chicago alone, 400,000 Chicago Public School students entered classrooms for the first time for a new school year. My son is one of those millions, as he recently entered first grade in Montgomery County, MD. Show More Summary

ND Governor Jack Dalrymple: Common Core Is Opposed By “The Far Right And The Far Left”

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple seemed to send a shot across the bow of lawmakers thinking about taking on the controversial Common Core standards at a meeting of state education leaders. “There are detractors out there, mostly from the far right and the far left, who are trying to turn this into a ‘bogeyman,” said...

Common Core: yes or no? A debate.

Embrace the Common Core State Standards? Do not embrace the Common Core? That was the question in New York when four people — two for embracing and two against — participated in a recent debate about the controversial initiative. The  event was sponsored by an organization called Intelligence Squared U.S., which offers forums for debates […]

Common Core: yes or no? A debate.

Embrace the Common Core State Standards? Do not embrace the Common Core? That was the question in New York when four people — two for embracing and two against — participated in a recent debate about the controversial initiative. The  event was sponsored by an organization called Intelligence Squared U.S., which offers forums for debates […]

Common core doesn't fix the real problem of education– poverty.

PUBLISHED in the Christian Science Monitor Weekly Magazine, September 15, 2014 Common core doesn't fix the real problem of education– poverty. Arguments for opposing the common core presented by Gov. Jindal (" Common Core: Bobby Jindal...Show More Summary

Former education secretary Bill Bennett paid to praise Common Core to conservatives

Bill Bennett, who was education secretary under President Ronald Reagan, just published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal: “The Conservative Case for Common Core,”  with the subhead: Federal intrusion and misleading rumors do a disservice to an effort that started in the states. The piece begins with Bennett saying he has been “following the […]

Bill Bennett Gets Paid to Spin Common Core to 'Conservatives'

While in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Wednesday, former Reagan Secretary of Education Bill Bennett put out what was described as the “Conservative Case for Common Core,” he admitted he is paid by a lobbying firm for his continued work in support of the controversial standards. Show More Summary

Republican Candidates Starting to Respond to Common Core Opposition

With opposition to Common Core gaining ground in the electorate, some politicians are beginning to respond.

September 12 roundup

ObamaCare, Common Core, EPA policy all raise specter of federal commandeering of state governments [Richard Epstein and Mario Loyola, The Atlantic] Vocally supporting Common Core, William Bennett provides new reasons to be queasy about it [Neal McCluskey, Cato] Mom lets six-year-old play within sight of his own front door. Show More Summary

The "middle skills" shortage: The common core will make it worse

Sent to the Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2014"German robots school U.S. workers" (Sept. 10) is the most recent of a series of reports in the Wall Street Journal on the substantial shortage of job applicants with "middle skills," requiring less than a college degree but more than high school. Show More Summary

Common Core: What’s true, false and fuzzy

  Thomas Scarice, the superintendent of Madison Public Schools in Connecticut, has been a vocal critic of high-stakes test-based school reform. This year  he sent a letter to state legislators explaining why these “reforms will not result in improved conditions since they are not grounded in research” and he has spelled out what he sees as […]

Bennett Piece Exemplifies Core Problems

Neal McCluskey This morning, former Reagan administration education secretary Bill Bennett took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to make the “conservative” case for the Common Core. In that effort, he actually made a great case...Show More Summary

Watch: Second-Grader Reduced to Tears by Common Core Math Homework

The video below was recorded by a single mother of four in Louisiana and posted to the Facebook page of Stop Common Core in Louisiana. Jimmie Richard gave Breitbart News permission to publish the video of her second-grade daughter, who has been a banner roll student, struggling with her Common Core math homework. Show More Summary

5 Best Blogs & Tweets [Of Today]: Even When #CCSS Critics Win, They Lose

CCSS critics out-debated advocates -- but [spoiler alert/trigger warning!] audience voted for CC anyway - EdWeek ow.ly/BlsUN Common Core Advocates' Top 3 Mistakes - @yep-DC @BrainofMatter ow.ly/BkLHr Mistake #1: Ignoring materials and training. Show More Summary

Video: Rhee, Kahlenberg, & Daniels Debate Common Core, Integration, & New iPhone Design

Watch this panel featuring Michelle Rhee, Mitch Daniels, and Richard D. Kahlenberg from yesterday's NYT Schools For Tomorrow. It's titled "Getting To College-Ready" and the Twitter hashtag was #NYTsft

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