NCEA does not endorse the Common Core?

June 18, 2013 9 Comments

Charlotte Hays of the Catholic National Register writes about the implications and problems Catholic schools are facing with the adoption of the Common Core in her article, Common Core Education Standards Generate Catholic Concerns.Having children in Catholic school, I have witnessed their full support of the standards and the zeal with which national Catholic educators […]

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Common Core’s David Coleman calls poor kids “low hanging fruit”

June 17, 2013 1 Comment

In detailing how the College Board is taking a leadership role in propelling children into college through their new Access to Rigor Campaign, David Coleman the president of the College Board and architect of the Common Core calls low income children “low hanging fruit.” In his condescending manner, he jokingly says maybe he should consider […]

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Don’t miss Common Core debate

June 16, 2013 2 Comments

One of the best ways to learn about an issue is to watch a debate.  Therefore, we highly recommend that you watch this lively Common Core debate, which took place  June 10th in Thousands Oaks, California.  Those arguing against Common Core were Bill Evers, of the Hoover Institute; Sandra Stotsky, a former Massachusetts state official; […]

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Indoctrination through Common Core aligned English books

June 12, 2013 0 Comments

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Common Core = School to Work?

June 10, 2013 5 Comments

I was sent a video of Michael Chapman’s presentation on the Common Core and the larger picture behind it. It’s a little long but very, very interesting.  I am interested in people’s thoughts on it. I haven’t researched his research yet, so my own thoughts are still unformed.      

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