Category: Common Core

Race to Top Winners Make Progress, Face Challenges, Ed. Dept. Reports

By Michele McNeil

At the midway point of the federal Race to the Top program, the list of accomplishments for the 11 winning states and the District of Columbia is getting longer, but the challenges are getting more formidable as the time frame gets shorter, according to a progress report issued by the U.S. Department of Education last week.

 

Read the full article from EDUCATION WEEK at the following link. http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/02/01/20rtt.h32.html?tkn=UPBFJryyyLllDW6Yks3YRM6hHkZPzgAPDGPU&cmp=clp-ecseclips

 

Rotten to the Core (Part 2): Readin’, Writin’ and Deconstructionism by Michelle Malkin

(This is the second part of an ongoing series on federal “Common Core” education standards and the corruption of academic excellence.)

The Washington, D.C., board of education earned widespread mockery this week when it proposed allowing high school students — in the nation’s own capital — to skip a basic U.S. government course to graduate. But this is fiddlesticks compared to what the federal government is doing to eliminate American children’s core knowledge base in English, language arts and history.  Read more at the link below…

Rotten to the Core (Part 2):  Readin’, Writin’ and Deconstructionism

by Michelle Malkin

Common Core Corrupts by Michelle Malkin

 

January 23, 2013 12:00 A.M.

Common Core Corrupts

The Obama administration is corrupting education.

By Michelle Malkin

America’s downfall doesn’t begin with the “low-information voter.” It starts with the no-knowledge student.

Read more at the link below….

Common Core Corrupts