New Evidence Shows Common Core Has Been a Total Disaster

This article was originally posted at Townhall. Most public schools are still afflicted with the Common Core national standards. Paid advocates such as the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation continue to push Common Core despite overwhelming evidence of the slow-motion train wreck that has resulted – reduced student achievement by

Government Preschool Doesn’t Work — And Here’s the Proof

This article was originally posted at The American Spectator and co-authored by Dr. Karen Effrem, president of Education Liberty Watch. On the theory that more government programs can solve any public-education problem, bipartisan policymakers have embraced government-funded pre-K programs as the current fix.

Why Is the College Board Politicizing AP History Classes?

This article was originally posted at The Federalist and co-authored by Emmett McGroarty, a senior fellow at the American Principles Project. History repeats itself. The College Board, which controls much of the curriculum in American high schools through Advanced Placement (AP) courses that can

American Test Scores Are Nosediving. Is Common Core to Blame?

This article was originally posted at The American Spectator and co-authored by Emmett McGroarty, a senior fellow at the American Principles Project. In 2013 Michael Cohen of Achieve, Inc. (an organization integral to developing and marketing the Common Core national standards) testified in New York that

A US National ID System Would Be a Recipe for Disaster

This article was originally posted at The Federalist. Kyle Sammin cogently argues that the United States should implement a voluntary national identity system in the wake of the Equifax hacking. Debate about this issue has roiled for decades. Although numerous countries have a national identification system,

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