Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Common Core Standards Lock Children Into an Inferior Education

This is the fifth in a series about the report released by American Principles in Action, ThePulse2016, and Cornerstone Policy Research Action.  Permission has been granted for text from Common Core Report: Grading the 2016 GOP Candidates to be published … Continue reading

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Common Core System

This is the fourth in a series about the report released by American Principles in Action, ThePulse2016, and Cornerstone Policy Research Action.  Permission has been granted for text from Common Core Report: Grading the 2016 GOP Candidates to be published … Continue reading

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The Public-Private Partnership: How Private Entities Developed the Common Core and Enlisted the Federal Government to Drive It Into the States

This is the third in a series about the report released by American Principles in Action, ThePulse2016, and Cornerstone Policy Research Action.  Permission has been granted for text from Common Core Report: Grading the 2016 GOP Candidates to be published … Continue reading

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The Need for a Scorecard

This is the second in a series about the report released by American Principles in Action, ThePulse2016, and Cornerstone Policy Research Action.  Permission has been granted for text from Common Core Report: Grading the 2016 GOP Candidates to be published … Continue reading

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Common Core Report Card on GOP Candidates

Common Core Report: Grading the 2016 GOP Candidates is a report released by American Principles in Action, ThePulse2016, and Cornerstone Policy Research Action.  This report provides information about the issues and the positions or most of the major Republican candidates.  … Continue reading

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Washington Post Reveals New Evidence of Jeb Bush Joint Effort with Obama on Common Core

This article is a good companion article to the one posted yesterday.  Jeb Bush has supported and promoted the Common Core for years now in very visible and not so visible ways.  With his presidential campaign he seems to be … Continue reading

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In GOP Debate Jeb Bush Continues Deceptive Statements on Common Core & FedEd While Rubio Clearly Opposes Federal Instrusion

At this point there are a lot of presidential candidates.  Education is going to be an issue in the presidential campaign.  Some candidates have clearly taken a position on issues like the Common Core State Standards, some seem to have … Continue reading

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