Tag: State-led

Common Core’s Revisionist History

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Common Core was a state-led effort.  Right?  The problem with the internet is nothing truly disappears. EAGnews.org  used the Wayback machine (an internet archive site) to capture this quote off of Corestandards.org from March 5, 2010: “The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA […]

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Emmett McGroarty onThe Austin Hill Show

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Austin Hill has spent a lot of time  talking about Common Core representing both sides of the issue. This morning he had Emmett McGroarty from The American Principles Project on his radio program.  The interview is a great brief overview of this “bucket of junk” and how it was initiated. Emmett also briefly explains how data collection is tied to […]

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5 People Wrote ‘State-Led’ Common Core

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Joy Pullman, research fellow at Heartland Institute, writes this awesome article exposing how the Common Core standards were created in a shroud of secrecy while states claim they were state-led. Unless there was an Idahoan on any of the mentioned committees, I’d say we were pretty much not involved in writing them at all. http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/06/07/five-people-wrote-state-led-common-core

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