Activists have raised questions over Carly Fiorina’s associations with Common Core advocates in Arizona, her campaign says they welcome everyone’s support.
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.
Three out of six members of Iowa’s Congressional Delegation signed a letters circulating in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate calling for Common Core defunding.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Dept. of Education for pushing the Common Core State Standards and assessments on states.
Texas Governor Rick Perry discussed immigration, the border crisis, and economic red state policies at a business roundtable meeting in Altoona, IA.
The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.
AACTE expressed disappointment in President Obama’s use of unilateral executive authority to implement federal priorities for teacher preparation.
(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House yesterday afternoon passed HF 2439 in bipartisan fashion 96-0. The bill is the successor to HSB 592 and was authored by State Representative Ron Jorgensen (R-Sioux City) who chairs the House Education Committee. “What this bill does is that it assures us that we have a transparent and open […]
The State of Iowa’s application for a Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant opens up Iowa to Federal involvement in early childhood education.
Over 120 children’s book authors and illustrators signed a letter calling on President Obama to curb policies that promote excessive standardized testing.
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in a Pioneer Institute/American Principles Project white paper criticized the federal coercision present with the Common Core.
Governor Mike Huckabee recently came out in support of the Common Core State Standards, but based on past comments this shouldn’t be a surprise.
Senator Chuck Grassley is asking his colleagues to sign onto a letter that requests future federal funds for the Common Core and its assessments be cut off.
President Obama’s State of the Union address previewed futher federal reach into early childhood education, STEM Initiatives, and standards.
Many call for increasing education spending. Lindsey Burke in a report written this fall shows that the spending we do on education has been ineffective.