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Explore the debate and science of Common Core State Standards.

September 22, 2016

Are Your Kids Getting a Daily Dose of News Propaganda with Their Common Core?

Ashley Thorne

Common Core offers students dumbed down and biased news articles to fill an appetite of "informational texts."

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June 1, 2016

Common Core's Bluegrass Blues

David Randall

Kentucky adopted Common Core early; now it's suffering the consequences.

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April 7, 2016

Peter Wood: "The Common Core Is Dead"

Peter Wood

Do Common Core State Standards make sense to you? How do they affect you and your children? NAS President Peter Wood gets to the core of the matter. 

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April 1, 2016

Peter Wood to Speak on Common Core State Standards at The Heartland Institute

National Association of Scholars

Wood's book, Drilling Through the Core, examines how Common Core State Standards have affected curriculums and whether they are even legal.

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April 1, 2016

School Choice: Fig Leaf of the Pro-Common Core Right

Sandra Stotsky

Charters, choice, and decentralization cannot solve the problem.

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February 22, 2016

Gates Gag for Common Core

David Randall

Common Core proponents don’t want independent criticism or public review.

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January 25, 2016

Lawsuit Claims "End Common Core" Referendum Is Illegal

National Association of Scholars

Grassroots efforts in Massachusetts to let voters repeal the Common Core are under attack from a lawsuit. 

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January 12, 2016

Common Core Damage Will Last for Years to Come

Chance Layton

NAS President Peter Wood, in a recent Heartlander article, explains the failures of Common Core and why it’s in the process of leaving America’s public schools.

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December 11, 2015

From Common Core to Common Corpse

David Randall

Student revolt delays the imposition of Common Core in New York State--perhaps forever.

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December 4, 2015

Massachusetts Aligns Further With The Common Core

National Association of Scholars

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has voted in favor of a Common-Core aligned standardized test.

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