Author Archive: Heather Crossin

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Dr. Terrence Moore, author of “The Story-Killers,” to Speak January 6th!

December 27, 2013 0 Comments
Dr. Terrence Moore, author of “The Story-Killers,” to Speak January 6th!

In my opinion, one of the greatest developments in the Common Core battle this past year has been  the involvement of Hillsdale College professor Dr. Terrence Moore.  Any who have had the pleasure of hearing him speak, or who have read his articles, know why I say this.  Dr. Moore  is more than a great […]

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Common Core Scrooges give Dickens the Boot!

December 16, 2013 2 Comments

Hillsdale College Professor, Dr. Terrence Moore, has a fantastic new article entitled ” ‘Bah! Humbug!’: A Dickens-less Christmas from the Scrooges at the Common Core.”  His article makes clear why it matters what stories children do or do not read in school: In a sane world, any flourishing people has sense enough to teach its […]

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Let Freedom Ring: Exercise your Right to Free Speech!

October 12, 2013 0 Comments

Just up on you tube is a video entitled, “Commissioner King gets spanked,” which shows a portion of a Common Core forum in New York.  After watching it, I think “spanked” is an understatement.  Take a look to see just how real the growing outrage against Common Core is among parents all across the country. […]

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Common Core crash in California

October 7, 2013 9 Comments

Yesterday, October 6th, Common Core had a crash in the state of California!  At the Republican State Convention the following resolution passed overwhelmingly: Resolution ( F2013-2) to Oppose and Eliminate Common Core Education Policies in California (Co-authored by Bill Evers & Randall Jordan) Whereas the federally-promoted Common Core national curriculum-content standards in math and English (and […]

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Spellbinding Words of Wisdom

September 28, 2013 4 Comments

If there is a silver lining in Common Core it is definitely that it has awakened the general public and engaged them in discussions about the quality of education in America.  At Hoosiers Against Common Core, we have certainly never classified ourselves as proponents of the status quo.  We certainly are not.  We recognize that […]

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