Archives for December 4, 2014

Disturbing testimony at hearing reveals what is at the core of Common Core support

Perhaps the most disturbing testimony presented to Wisconsin’s Assembly during a recent hearing on Common Core was not about Common Core at all. Superintendent Nick Madison, of the Brillion School District, offered the most revealing look at the thought process behind the current popular “reforms.” Madison’s district is situated in a farming community of about […]

Lt. Gov.: Let’s scrap and replace Common Core in Mississippi

Common Core in Mississippi might be on the chopping block if Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has his way. Reeves told Mississippi Watchdog in a phone interview Monday he supports scrapping Common Core and replacing it with another curriculum. The Republican said he wants to form a task force of parents, teachers and business leaders to investigate a new […]

Pennsylvania Citizens Call for Moratorium on Data Collection

The Story Behind the Pennsylvania Press Release and Open Letter By Anita Hoge, 3D Research Group   “I have grave concerns about the direction that the Common Core standards movement has taken, as well as, my concerns of the ethics of testing and teaching in the affective domain. I must question the legality of these […]