Sandra Stotsky February 2014 1. Who developed Common Core’s standards? Three private organizations in Washington DC: the National Governors Association (NGA), the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), and Achieve, Inc.—all funded by a fourth private organization, the Bill … Continue reading
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Tacoma — Parents and Friends for Tacoma Public Schools (PFTPS), a community group dedicated to strengthening our public education system, is partnering with Washington Badass Teacher Association (WA-BATS) to screen a film focused on the effects of standardized testing in … Continue reading
This video takes a close, personal look at the struggles many of our children face with the new Common Core standards. These developmentally inappropriate standards are now used in 45 states. Our group, Faces of Common Core on Facebook, was created as a place to compare notes and support each other. To join the fight against Common Core, please visit http://www.stopcommoncore.com and find the link to your state’s site.
Parents in Washington are encouraged to Join the 6% Club this spring. Opt your child out of state testing.
There is so much misinformation on all sides of the debate on Common Core national education standards and tests. In this first of two videos by Pioneer Institute, we seek to set the record straight on three key issues: Was … Continue reading