Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter

Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter by Phyllis Schlafly July 17, 2013 The new education standards called Common Core won’t make U.S. kids any smarter. The overall Common Core strategy is to raise middle-scoring students a point or two but … Continue reading

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab by Phyllis Schlafly June 26, 2013 Under the media’s radar, Obama has been aggressively promoting one of his fiscally extravagant projects announced in his 2013 State of the Union Address: “preschool available to every single child … Continue reading

Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum

Back to May 2013 Ed Reporter Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum As parents, citizens, and legislators learn more about Common Core, some are deciding it is not the best means of improving American education. Parents in many states are … Continue reading

Backlash Against Common Core

Backlash Against Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly May 15, 2013 The national news media haven’t discovered it, but the issue that is bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before attended political meetings is Common Core (CC). More precisely, it … Continue reading

Common Core

Common Core On May 11, 2013, the Governor signed the Indiana Common Core bill. This bill requires the State Board to take no further actions to implement any common core standards and calls for the state board, the legislative study … Continue reading

Common Core’s Political Agenda

Back to April 2013 Ed Reporter Common Core’s Political Agenda The Common Core State Standards are standardizing student learning and performance nationwide and will gauge achievement using national tests. The standards were called for and created at the behest of … Continue reading

Common Core Standards

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking by Sandra Stotsky Originally published by The Heritage Foundation, 12-11-2012 Since coming to office, the Obama Administration has been intent on standardizing what … Continue reading

Book of the Month

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Common Core: A Trojan Horse for Education Reform, by Orlean Koehle, Small Helm Press Associates, 2012, $18.00 An untried and unvetted fad is being rolled out at all grade levels, … Continue reading

Common Core Math ‘Experiment’ in U.S. Schools

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Common Core Math ‘Experiment’ in U.S. Schools All American public schools except those in Alaska, Minnesota, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia have started teaching to nationalized Common Core (CC) math standards. (Minnesota adopted the English … Continue reading

Wisconsin: Calls Needed to Oppose Common Core

Wisconsin: Calls Needed to Oppose “Common Core” March 26, 2013   Dear Wisconsin Friend,   Our representatives in Madison need to hear your concerns about nationalizing education standards in the United States by states adopting the “Common Core” standards. We … Continue reading

New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For

January 2013 New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For North Korea Gives Us a Wakeup Call It should have been a loud wakeup call in December when North Korea successfully launched a three-stage rocket delivering a payload in orbit around … Continue reading