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Russ Pulliam likens Common Core to Obamacare

April 22, 2013 0 Comments

Russ Pulliam made it clear why some refer to Common Core as ObamaCore his recent Indianapolis Star article, “Why Common Core is like Obamacare.” The Common Core education standards that Indiana is on the verge of implementing look like Obamacare in a couple of ways. They both are attempts to tackle big problems with sweeping […]

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Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Poor Record on Education

April 22, 2013 0 Comments

Don’t miss Erin Tuttle’s article, Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Poor Record on Education, which was published by the Heartland Institute last week.  It addresses the central question of why in the world anyone would take the advice of the Chamber of Commerce when it comes to education policy.  It begins: The Indiana Chamber of Commerce […]

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#StopCommonCore wins twitter war!

April 17, 2013 1 Comment

Yesterday, Common Core opponents and proponents engaged in a twitter war.  Kyle Stokes of Indiana State Impact covered the story in his article, How Tuesday’s Twitter War Reflects the Broader Common Core Debate. At first glance, readers might get the impression that tweeters were evenly divided on the issue, because the article includes an equal […]

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New Common Core video

April 14, 2013 5 Comments

Check out Empower Indiana’s new video on Common Core!  It is great. Call (317/232-9600), write, and email Speaker Bosma.  Ask him to support concurrence on HB1427, which would allow it to go the full House for a vote.  Hoosiers deserve as much!

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On to the House!

April 11, 2013 7 Comments

Friends, Wednesday the Senate voted 37 to 13 to pass HB1427!   Thank you for all of your work at educating our Senators.  Here is the coverage of the vote from the Indianapolis Star and Indiana State Impact.   Now is the time to ACT!  Please call as many members of the House as you possibly can […]

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