Category Archives: Common Core

About Trump’s Education Policy

Trump Education Policy: On Socialism in School, Revisionist History & Progressivism—Williamson Evers The information provided on Youtube says: In what ways has education in America dramatically transformed over the past century? How exactly is the Trump administration’s approach to education … Continue reading

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NAS President Peter Wood Talks Common Core

Peter Wood talks about the Common Core back in 2014.  This is worth listening to.  It is just short of eleven minutes long.  Even if you are well versed in issue related to the Common Core, this is a nice … Continue reading

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#commoncore Project: How Social Media is Changing the Politics of Education

You may have seen articles about this project.  Many articles about this project refer to this as a research report.  I hear many people refer to it as fake research.  So, as you peruse this report or actually read the … Continue reading

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Common Core got the process wrong

Richard Innes has posted a video on the Bluegrass Institute website. Based on his experience, he shows how a quality standards based education program differs from the approached used by the folks behind the Common Core. The video is called … Continue reading

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Directions in Education?

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President Elect Donald Trump has appointed Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. A lot was said on the campaign trail. With a Trump-DeVos administration what direction will they take education? Trigger warning: be aware that the following is … Continue reading

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Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity

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A collaborative effort has resulted in a letter/petition Joy Pullmann has posted.  You are encouraged to go to the Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity and sign the petition.  The content of the letter/petition is included below along with the … Continue reading

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He Just Sued the School System

This video is very well done and makes great points.  It highlights problems in our public school system, especially the current one-size fits all approach.  A lot of points, issues, and possible solutions are touched on in this video and … Continue reading

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The Hell of Rigor and Critical Thinking in the Age of College and Career Readiness

This article was published on the Contemporary Insurgent website on September 29, 2016 and is reposted here with the permission of the author. The Hell of Rigor and Critical Thinking in the Age of College and Career Readiness: Administrators of … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Expression of Concerns

Last fall a mother shared some information with me in an email she had sent. I recently saw this mother. I asked and received permission to post the text of a letter. SB 6030 and SB 6122 are mentioned. Even … Continue reading

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Parents Try Common Core Math

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