Shane Vander Hart looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of the Democratic Party Platform on education approved at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad vetoed the bipartisan action to delay the Smarter Balanced Assessments. He approved SF 2323 and line item vetoed that measure.
Iowa Republicans passed a plank opposing the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and student data collection during their state convention.
The American Principles Project Foundation has just published “Common Does Not Equal Excellent.” Focusing on the K-8 Common Core Math Standards.
The U.S. Senate replaces No Child Left Behind passing on a 85 to 12 vote the Every Student Succeeds Act that President Obama is expected to sign into law.
Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, and Rick Santorum addressed conservative Christians, along with 11 other speakers, at the Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing.
Former Arkansas Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee discussed homeschooling, education policy and Common Core in Urbandale, IA.
Activists have raised questions over Carly Fiorina’s associations with Common Core advocates in Arizona, her campaign says they welcome everyone’s support.
A new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that the Common Core Standards that violate three federal laws are unlikely to improve student achievement.
The U.S. Senate passed 81 to 17 S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, a bill advocates says “fixes” No Child Left Behind while critics say it isn’t enough.
Several churches in Louisville, KY are aligning their Vacation Bible School (VBS) curriculum with Common Core and must have forgotten why the program exists.
The Collaborative for Student Success has controlled early messaging in Iowa having spent over $764,000 for just under 1500 ads that have run in the state.
Study finds college and career readiness focus of Common Core a disconnect with students from Military Families since majority are under seven years old.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) addresses former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s support of Common Core and allure of federal money on state policymakers.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said she supported Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind during her 2010 U.S. Senate campaign in California.
Jeb Bush avoids actual campaigning in the Iowa, but yet he says he can convince GOP voters on issues like Common Core where his position is unpopular.