Author Archive: Heather Crossin

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Will Superintendent Ritz agree to withdraw IN from PARCC?

August 14, 2014 1 Comment
Will Superintendent Ritz agree to withdraw IN from PARCC?

Last week we wrote a post, which drew attention to the fact that Indiana has continued to be a member of the Common Core Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortium for the past year.  This came as news to many, including most Indiana legislators, who were under the false impression […]

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Common Core costs Michigan incumbent his seat

August 6, 2014 0 Comments

In May, we reported on the upset of two Hoosier incumbents who lost the Republican nomination for state representative due to their support of Common Core.  The stunning victories of Christopher Judy and Curt Nisly, who prevailed despite their opponents heavy support from the GOP establishment and the Chamber of Commerce, made national headlines, being […]

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Glenn Beck’s We Will Not Conform

July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Glenn Beck’s We Will Not Conform

As many know, Glenn Beck’s “We Will Not Conform” played at over 700 theaters nationwide last Tuesday evening!  Hoosiers Against Common Core was excited to be asked to be a part of this live-interactive show, which was essentially a strategy session on how to defeat Common Core.  Members of the audience were able to participate […]

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Indiana’s Common Core Fight Isn’t Over

July 17, 2014 1 Comment
Indiana’s Common Core Fight Isn’t Over

Hoosiers Against Common Core continues to be contacted by people from all across the country who are pushing back against Common Core.  Some are surprised to learn that Indiana’s fight against Common Core is far from over.  We bring them up to speed on Indiana’s rebranding of the Common Core and on the steps they […]

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Was Board Member Andrea Neal just a “tool” in Governor Pence’s Common Core re-branding scheme?

April 26, 2014 3 Comments
Was Board Member Andrea Neal just a “tool” in Governor Pence’s Common Core re-branding scheme?

A question that continues to be asked throughout Indiana is, at just what point should Hoosier parents have realized that their children are still going to be stuck with Common Core?  When should they have seen the writing on the wall that Governor Pence did not intend to fulfill his promise to deliver “uncommonly high standards” […]

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