Common Core News Roundup: Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times, Fox News, Manchester Union Leader, Washington Examiner, Indiana Star, Arizona Journal, Mississippi Clarion Ledger, Cincinnati News and more   13 comments

Thanks to Jamie Gass for this compilation of news outlets that are covering the national Common Core controversy.

“The Common Core is in trouble,” said Randi Weingarten, the AFT union president,  “There is a serious backlash in lots of different ways, on the right and on the left.”

The Wall Street Journal: New School Standards Spur a Backlash

The Hill: GOP — White House taking over state education policy

Washington Post: Turmoil swirling around Common Core education standards

Washington Times: Common Core school standards hit another roadblock, this time in Indiana

Washington Times: Indiana legislature latest to halt application of Common Core school standards

Michigan: Michigan House Blocks Common Core Implementation

Michigan: Michigan Pulling Away from Common Core

Atlanta: Are we rushing Common Core without field testing it?

New York Daily News: Teachers union chief Randi Weingarten has it correct on Common Core

Washington Post: AFT’s Weingarten urges moratorium on high stakes linked to Common Core tests

Washington Examiner: AFT’s Randi Weingarten calls for time out on Common Core testing

Fox News/NY: Common Core standards facing criticism

NJ: Concern Expressed Over Common Core System and Privacy Issues

Indy Star: Hoosiers are right to be wary about Common Core

Mississippi: Beware of the Common Core State Standards

OH: Teachers Union Worried About Common Core Tests

OH: Growing criticism of Common Core

NH: Common core education talk draws opponents in Manchester

TN: Common Core pushback in TN

TN: New common core standards raise questions in Tenn.

TN: New Common Core Standards Raise Questions

TN: Critics speak out about new Common Core standards

Huff Post: Common Core Stakes Moratorium Proposed By Unions As National Standards Face Backlash

AZ: Common Core draws praise, pejoratives

PA: Opponents say Common Core oversimplifies education, lessens local control

FL: Who Supports, Opposes The Common Core?

Christian Post: Eight US Senators Join Fight Against Common Core

WY: The dangers of ‘Common Core’

13 responses to “Common Core News Roundup: Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times, Fox News, Manchester Union Leader, Washington Examiner, Indiana Star, Arizona Journal, Mississippi Clarion Ledger, Cincinnati News and more

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  1. Wow! Thank you so much for all the information you post. I put these articles on my Facebook page daily trying to make people aware of Common Core . And, I use them as source to write to my state representatives, school district and our state’s education department. It’s amazing how many of my friends have not even heard of CCSS or that they are in our state. Keep up the good work.

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  11. Big Common Core news in Arizona is not being covered. Diane Douglas has won the Republican nomination for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction on an anti-common core platform. Please publicize this important news.

  12. Great news for Arizona! Diane Douglas, who campaigned exclusively to repeal Common Core in AZ, has won the election as State Superintendent of Public Instruction! The people have spoken, and they have rejected Common Core. Now I pray she can accomplish her campaign promise to repeal Common Core in AZ. Governor elect Doug Ducey has also spoken against Common Core, so hopefully between the two they can accomplish it.

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