The endgame of corporate reform in public school education, Part 2: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and the Federal Government


This article was originally posted on Seattle Education and re-posted here with permission from the author.  This is the second in a three part series by Dora Taylor.  All content and posts on Stop Common Core in Washington State are … Continue reading

A must read essay regarding the beginnings of Common Core and the involvement of Bill Gates.

Oak Norton did an amazing job outlining how Bill Gates has been involved with CCSS and how he will be profiting from it in the future.

Common Core Background – White Paper

We just found this excellent white paper on the background of Common Core, and a look at the standards themselves which was posted at Truth in American Education. While it is long (44 pages), you might want to read it if you have a chance. There is a lot of factual information with endnotes at the back to direct you to the sources.

Controlling-Education-From-the-Top-PRINT, May 2012. This 23 page white paper written by Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins and published by American Principles Project and the Pioneer Institute.


Why Weaken Privacy Laws?

We all cherish our privacy, but why would the Federal Government want to weaken our privacy laws?  Unbelievably, under Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the U.S. Department of Education is allowing access to our children’s personal information, even medical records, to outside entities.  

The Electronic Privacy Information Center ( has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education challenging the changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  See here for more information.

#Commoncore, #ccss, #stopcommoncore, #FERPA

NY is setting a good example with a proposed bill to protect student privacy

NY has a proposed bill to protect student privacy by requiring parental consent to share children’s personally identifiable data!

To go directly to the proposed bill, please click on the following link: