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Kasich Isn’t for Local Control in Education

While in New Hampshire, Ohio Governor John Kasich told “Fox News Sunday” that he is “for total local control” when it comes to education. CNSNews.com reports: “I propose taking 104 federal education programs, putting them into four buckets and sending them to

Will Massachusetts Parents Reject Common Core at the Ballot Box?

When the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2010, many questioned the logic behind that decision. Considering that Massachusetts had a history of outperforming every other state on the National Assessment of

The Common Core Report Card: Chris Christie Gets a D+

In our Common Core report card, we graded Chris Christie and all of the GOP candidates based on the three following criteria: fighting the Common Core, protecting state and local decision-making on education, and defending child and family privacy. Then we averaged the three

The Common Core Report Card: Bobby Jindal Gets a B+

In our Common Core report card, we graded Bobby Jindal and all of the GOP candidates based on the three following criteria: fighting the Common Core, protecting state and local decision-making on education, and defending child and family privacy. Then we averaged the three

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Chris Christie Dumps Common Core…Sort Of

Well, it’s official.  With a shrug and a “it’s simply not working,” Chris Christie has announced plans to dump the Common Core State Standards, The Washington Post reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who brought the Common Core State Standards to his