Author Archive: Heather Crossin

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Michelle Malkin goes after Common Core

January 23, 2013 1 Comment

Don’t miss Michelle Malkin’s hard hitting Common Core article, entitled “Rotten to the Core: Obama’s War on Academic Standards (Part 1).”  This is a must read and must share article, which covers the Common Core in an in depth fashion. Malkin promises that there will be more to come, when she says the following: “Over […]

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Indiana ELA Standards “Clearly Superior”

January 20, 2013 1 Comment

Read Heather Crossin’s January 16th, Indianapolis Star letter to the editor, entitled Corporate interests behind Common Core. She sets the record straight about the finding of the Fordham Institute report, “The State of State Standards – and the Common Core in 2010,” which categorized Indiana’s English Language Arts Standards as “clearly superior” to those of […]

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Indiana Common Core foes have Hope

January 12, 2013 0 Comments

Don’t miss Russ Pulliam’s excellent article in today’s Indianapolis Star, entitled “Common Core foes have hope.”  Pulliam aptly describes the left-right alliance that is forming in opposition to the Common Core in Indiana.  He has this to write, regarding Chairman Dennis Kruse of the Senate Education Committee: Education Committee Chairman Dennis Kruse thinks lawmakers need […]

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Heritage Foundation on Common Core English Standards

December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Heritage Foundation on Common Core English Standards

Read the latest article from the Heritage Foundation entitled, Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking.  It details the devastating effect of the Common Core ELA Standards, which favor having children read “informational texts,” over classic and creative literature.  Our children deserve a real “education”, not simply “training” to read manuals […]

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How Common Core Undermines School Choice

December 11, 2012 0 Comments

Read an interesting article by Mary Thompson entitled “Have You Checked Your School Choice Lately.“ Thompson exposes the fact that the purported goals of the School Choice movement are nullified, as long as Common Core prevails.  She explains the genesis of the School Choice movement, which she points out has actually resulted in the “public-izing” […]

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