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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Dr. James Milgram’s Open Letter to Hoosiers

April 20, 2014 3 Comments

Updated 4/30/14: Dr. James Milgram, a world-renowned mathematician and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Stanford University, was contracted by the state of Indiana to review the new standards and give guidance to the Indiana committees charged with writing and validating them. The committees were selected jointly by the Indiana Department of Education and Governor Pence’s […]

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Hoosiers Against Common Core calls for returning to “uncommonly high,” pre-Common Core Standards

April 20, 2014 3 Comments

Hoosiers Against Common Core co-founders, Erin Tuttle and Heather Crossin, sent the following correspondence to members of the Indiana Education Roundtable, which obviously includes Governor Mike Pence and Superintendent Glenda Ritz. Dear Members of the Indiana Education Roundtable, On behalf of many parents fighting for the adoption of quality standards for Indiana, we respectfully submit this […]

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