Common Core critics warn of fuzzy math and less fiction
If the new national Common Core educational standards influence curriculum the way some fear they will, students can say goodbye to literary classics and hello to fuzzy math, say critics. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/30/new-age-education-fuzzy-math-and-less-fiction/#ixzz2dwBwXgIv
Senate education committee poised to consider common core opt-out bill
Eunie Smith, president of the Alabama chapter of Eagle Forum, tells the Senate Education Committee the common core puts Alabama two years behind on its math standards. (Evan Belanger/Alabama Media Group)
Meet America's Most Hardcore Anti-Common Core Moms
Glyn Wright, 26, center, talks with Cathie Adams at the "I Can See" conference in downtown, Austin, Texas on Saturday June 21. Wright is the Executive Director of Eagle Forum in Washington, D.C. and leads Eagle Forum’s federal lobbying efforts; Adams is the former chair of the Republican Party of Texas.
DALLAS, Texas--On Friday, June 20, during the two-day Austin-held #CANiSEE The Solutions conference on Fed Led Ed, an impromptu press conference took place. Among the speakers were Dr. Sandra Stotsky and Dr. James Milgram--both were there to recount their experiences on the Common Core validation committee where both refused to sign off on the subpar standards. Also among the speakers was Stotskyon language arts, and Milgram on mathematics.