The Iowa GOP State Central Committee on Saturday unanimously passed an anti-Common Core resolution at their quarterly meeting.
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The Iowa GOP State Central Committee will consider bylaw amendments, a party constitution amendment and a resolution against the Common Core State Standards.
U.S. Senate Candidate Sam Clovis speaks out against the Common Core State Standards that represents centralization of education at the Federal level.
Ankeny Community School District uses TCI curriculum that claims to be “Common Core aligned,” but introduces indoctrination into social studies textbooks.
A survey conducted by Professional Educators of Iowa of their members show a majority of respondents are down on the Common Core.
The “Righty/Lefty” survey that surfaced in October of this year at Aurora Middle School a few weeks ago received national attention because of the nature of the questions that students and parents were asked to answer. The survey, many of you will recall, was a Social Studies assignment given to 7th grade students that asked […]
I have been knee-deep in researching the Common Core State Standards Initiative over the past year, which has led me on an interesting path into politics and big money influence, particularly here in Colorado. Corporations, political action groups, individuals and other organizations spending money to support political interests has been a normal fixture on the […]
Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Tony Evers, said that any rejection of the Common Core may be taken to the WI Supreme Court.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s executive order is a good first step at addressing concerns surrounding the Common Core, but doesn’t end the debate.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed Executive Order 83 in order to address growing concern among Iowans over the Common Core State Standards.
In Wisconsin those opposed to the Common Core State Standards have offered solutions. Wisconsin Democrat leaders seem content hurling insults.
Jill Carter, a mother of two in Southwest Missouri, succeeded in having her local school board in Granby, MO approve a resolution opposing Common Core.
The Iowa Department of Education provides information about what type of student data they collect and share.