All posts tagged "Common Core"

  • Opinion
    Clark: Common Core revisited

    (Jim Clark) – If you want to turn a PTA meeting into a street brawl just say something, anything, for or against Common Core; within five minutes you will have the audience at each other’s throats. This will demonstrate proof positive that there is no good idea under the Sun that can’t be screwed up...

  • Opinion
    Science Education – not that important in Nevada

    (Bill Hanlon, Nevada Public Education) – Make no mistake, students in Nevada are receiving an inferior education as...

  • Opinion
    A serious question!

    (Bernard Schriver) – Taking into account all the time, energy and other resources you and your fellow Patriots have expended fighting the Common Core attempt to centralize our children’s education more and more into the hands of the federal government – a question must be asked: Have your efforts so far resulted in even one page of...

  • Government
    NACC President traces data mining and sharing by companies cooperating with the CC testers

    (Nevadans Against Common Core) – “In following the money and the paper trail of organizations deeply involved with Common Core, such as the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) who have created the CC Tests, as well as companies hired to administer the tests, we have discovered the real intention of the Common Core...

  • Opinion
    Common Core: The Bad, the Worse, and the Scary

    (Virginia Starrett) – About two years ago, I was favorably disposed toward Common Core (CC).  Who could oppose better standards? (I asked myself).  Certainly, not me (a college English instructor by trade).  But then I became aware, through a meeting of the local Good Governance Group, that some highly-respected folks were staunchly opposed...