The Caustic Costs of Common Core

A Lesson In Larceny for Taxpayers Jordan Mason, South Dakota Campaign for Liberty, breaks down the Caustic Costs of Common Core specific to South Dakota. Jordan was not aware before this presentation that the Common Core requires testing three times per year. Beginning, middle and end of year. So, as you can see from his…

NCLB Experience and Government Overreach

From Idahoans For Local Education  My First Experience with NCLB and Why I am Fearful of Common Core Guest Post by Mila WoodThe first time I remember having to come to the realization that public school could be dangerous to society as a whole was when my now Junior in high school was in fourth grade. I…

Letter: Common Core ‘misinformation’ a matter of perception

Joy Pullmann of the Heartland Institute responds to the Argus Leader article State counters Common Core ‘misinformation’. There is, indeed, a lot of “misinformation” about Common Core floating around. I would wager it’s largely from differences over ways to view the same events. For example: Was adopting Common Core “voluntary,” as the Argus Leader writes? Not if you…