Within the past week I have had two different individuals ask me about Common Core. What is it? What does it mean for schools? The perspective in both instances was that Common Core is evil, the result of some corrupt attempt by politicians and bureaucrats to manipulate the public and to force cookie cutter educational standards on every child in the United States. 1,330 more words
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This film was produced by Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). According to the website:
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Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More than an hour before the Missouri Senate Education Committee was to begin a hearing last week, the room was buzzing. 827 more words
Common Core has been a very controversial topic, uniting parts of the left, right, and even center in both promoting and attacking it, but before we talk about Common Core it is important to get some perspective in the tortured reality of education reform. 2,232 more words