Carly Fiorina Scrutinized Over Common Core Associations

Activists have raised questions over Carly Fiorina’s associations with Common Core advocates in Arizona, her campaign says they welcome everyone’s support.

Study: Common Core Violates Law, Unlikely to Improve Academic Achievement

A new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that the Common Core Standards that violate three federal laws are unlikely to improve student achievement.

U.S. Senate Passes No Child Left Behind Rewrite

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.

Common Core-Aligned Vacation Bible School Curriculum?

Several churches in Louisville, KY are aligning their Vacation Bible School (VBS) curriculum with Common Core and must have forgotten why the program exists.

Pro-Common Core Group Tops Political Ad Spending in Iowa

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.

The Successes and Challenges of Educating Military-Connected Children

Study finds college and career readiness focus of Common Core a disconnect with students from Military Families since majority are under seven years old.

Ted Cruz: Federal Government Is “Sort of Like a Drug Dealer”

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.

Carly Fiorina Once Supported Race to the Top, NCLB

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.

Bush Can’t Sway Iowa Republicans on Common Core by Avoiding Them

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.

Hillary Clinton: Says Education is a “Non-Family Enterprise”

Hillary Clinton during a education roundtable where she defended Common Core called education the “most important non-family enterprise in raising kids.

Why Ernst and Young Didn’t Sign Common Core Defunding Letter

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.

Jeb Bush Wasn’t Against Federal Involvement in Common Core in 2011

In 2011 former Florida Governor Jeb Bush praised U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s use of carrots and sticks to pressure states to change.

Jeb Bush’s Flawed (Common) Core Values

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may be beating his chest in New Hampshire with a friendly group, but he’s been relatively silent on Common Core in Iowa.

Global Teaching Prize Winner Discourages Teaching Because of Common Core

Nancie Atwell, winner of the 2015 Global Teaching Prize, says that now is not the right time to get into teaching in public schools due to the Common Core.

Repackaging Common Core in Iowa for Jeb Bush

Bill Bennett and the Collaborative for Student Success are trying to provide cover for Jeb Bush by running ads in Iowa painting Common Core as conservative.

Bobby Jindal: I’m Confident We’ll Win Common Core Fight

During American Principles Project’s State Lunch in Washington, D.C., Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal delivered a strong critique of the Common Core.