We don’t know if this is happening in Washington state or not. It is something parents should be on the lookout for. This article is reposted here from the Missouri Education Watchdog where it was posted on Friday, August 30, … Continue reading
This is a post about Bill Gates and his money, a brief audit of his Common Core (CCSS) purchases. Before I delve into Gates accounting, allow me to set the stage with a bit of CCSS background. It is important … Continue reading
David Coleman is referred to as the architect of the Common Core. There are many videos available featuring him giving presentations. This brief video has clips of Coleman making some revealing statements. At one point he indicates he was involved in convincing governors to adopt the standards. He also gives a little insight into the writing of the standards. Pathetic beginnings? Napkin? Does this support the notion that this was a state-led effort? It sounds like it was state-led in the sense that the states were led.
The 45th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll was released last week. You can read the press release here. The highlights of the poll findings presented below came from the Poll Highlights document. Common Core Most Americans don’t know about the Common Core … Continue reading
Those of you who follow the posts here may recall one called ...And there is Hope! featuring logos created by 13 year old Hope. Hope is back to with another graphic featuring her perspective on Life with Common Core and Life Without Common Core.