Hoosier process run by DC insider

April 24, 2014 8 Comments
Hoosier process run by DC insider

The justification to dismiss the analysis of experts contracted by the state to provide input on the “new” Indiana standards is based on the idea  that they didn’t represent Hoosiers. After an overwhelming majority of them provided scathing reports citing mathematical errors, incoherent structure, and inferiority, Pence told the Indiana Education Roundtable that he wasn’t […]

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South Bend Superintendent says new standards “very, very much aligned” to CCS

April 23, 2014 2 Comments

Misinformed?……………..Not a rebrand? …………………Really? Just ask the superintendent of South Bend schools, Carole Schmidt, who told WSBT news: “If you look at the standards really carefully and sort of do a cross walk with the Common Core, they’re very very much aligned, even down to some of the materials that are used,” Schmidt said. A […]

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Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn

April 23, 2014 1 Comment
Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn

Governor Pence’s has taken a firm stance in support of the new academic standards proposed for Indiana, defying logic and the desires of the populous. He has dismissed parents, national experts, and teachers’ concerns in favor of the recommendations of the bureaucratic educational establishment. Adherence to the criteria established by the U.S. Department of Education […]

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Common Core Lives in Indiana

April 22, 2014 4 Comments
Common Core Lives in Indiana

  Hundreds wait to get inside to watch Governor Pence cast his vote on the new standards. Just 29 days ago, March 24th, Indiana Governor Mike Pence was hailed as being a national hero when he signed legislation making him the first Governor to formally withdraw from the Common Core.  Around the country, the growing […]

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Coverage of Rally for Indiana Standards Vote

April 22, 2014 6 Comments
Coverage of Rally for Indiana Standards Vote

   

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