National Pushback on Common Core in the News   1 comment


National News Roundup for Common Core Pushback:


LA Times: Schools’ effort to shift to Common Core faces a difficult test

Washington Post/Strauss blog: Common Core — Assessing the real level of support

Fox News/Megyn Kelly: Concern over new ‘common core’ standards in education

Fox News: Conservatives crying foul over new education standards (Joel Klein — defends Common Core)

Christian Post:Tea Party, Conservatives Protest Common Core as Federal Overreach, Threat to Homeschoolers

MA: Getting at the Core — Parents should take hard look at new standards

MA: Battle Lines Drawn Over Common Core Standards

NH/NPR: The Common Core State Standards: Not Yet In Place, Already Controversial

WI: Opposition to Common Core standards defies political lines

WI: Budget Committee ‘Hits Pause Button’ On Common Core Standards

WI: Common Core on hold while lawmakers take a look

WI: Common Core Opponents Pleased With Budget Committee Decision

MI: Common Core Debate Ongoing –State standards face a funding challenge in Lansing.

MI: Michigan Common Core Standards Under Debate

MI: Michelle Rhee, Jeb Bush warn Michigan legislators against abandoning Common Core standards

MI: Controversial K-12 standards face opposition

UT: GOP rejection of Common Core a ‘rallying point’


UT: Tea party behind opposition to Common Core school reforms

UT:Common Core solutions

“Our math standards prior to adopting Common Core were actually more highly rated than Common Core, and they were created here in Utah. Why did we leave them if they were better standards? Because the federal government offered states a chance at $4.35 billion if they would agree to sign on …

OH: Common Core’s claims are false

KS: Kan. Senate OKs bill stalling school standards

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KS: Education officials defend Common Core standards

KS: Senate votes to block new education standards

KS: House narrowly defeats late Common Core challenge

KY: Common Core Standards won’t fix problems

“Despite the good intentions, support for the standards has eroded dramatically, and several states are reconsidering their commitment to them. One reason for the backlash is the intrusion of the federal government into the process.”

NY: Is Common Core Politicizing School Elections?

NV/Las Vegas Sun: Some states push back on common core standards

NH: Common Core Comes To New Hampshire

GA:Panelists answer questions about Common Core at Tea Party forum – Panelists answer questions about Common Core at Tea Party forum

GA: ‘Common Core’ opposed in Senoia

GA: Profit motive behind Common Core Standards

CA: Common Core meeting scheduled

CA: Classroom no place for central planning — Common Core not right path for raising performance of American students.

DL: Cape area residents take aim at Common CoreMinard: Board should withdraw from national initiative

AL: Technological hurdles remain to new Common Core assessments

AL: Common Core standards survive the Legislature — this time

MN: Some states push back against new school standards

IN: Common Core debate is far from over in Indiana

U.S. Education Overhaul Fires up Emboldened Tea Party

WA: Common Core Standards – the other side of the story

TN: New Common Core standards raise questions

OR: Hillsboro School Board adopts math books but raises questions about Common Core Standards

CT: The common core juggernaut

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