A year following the violent social justice-fueled riots, the Left is unleashing another power grab in the ideological battleground in schools: changing American civics and social studies curriculum to include anti-American ideological indoctrination. The Educating…
Topic: Common Core
Rethinking Federal Intervention in K-12 Education
Or, what is the Common Core of government policy?
Shouldn’t Every Day Be Constitution Day?
A middle school teacher, understandably unnerved by student’s alternate admiration for, and previous unfamiliarity with the U. S. Constitution, posted an Education Post to vent.
No Time For Common Core Of Classics
Perhaps to some, when you have to chose between reading Charles Dickens or studying a driver’s manual, the choice is obvious.
Common Core vs. Classic Literature
Unfortunately, the former is winning, and students are suffering the loss.
New Common Core Or Common Core Classic?
One of the groups that has doubled down on pushing the Common Core Curriculum Standards (CCCS) in the English Language Arts (ELA) seems to be saying that Common Core hasn’t worked because it hasn’t been tried.
Bay State’s Common Core Blues
A new study from the Pioneer Institute in Boston shows that in Massachusetts, Common Core, like the world, is with us late and soon. Unfortunately, it’s got all the world’s drawbacks and none of its benefits.
Common Core is Damaging American Student Readiness for College
Joy Pullmann at the James G. Martin Center outlined why Common Core is hurting American students’ readiness for a college career: Unfortunately, in the era of Common Core, the main educational emphasis is “career-readiness.” It…
Survey: Majority of Academics think it’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ if Common Core was the ‘Right Decision’
Common Core State Standards, a top-to-bottom federal government education curriculum, is a relative unknown among academics, college faculty and professors in higher education. A joint survey, headed by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), discovered that…
As New York Schoolchildren Get Older, They Do Worse on Math
From School Reform News: Results of 2016 state testing data indicate 44 percent of New York 3rd graders were proficient in math, yet only 24 percent of 8th graders reached proficiency. The contrast is especially…