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VIRAL: Colorado English Teacher Slams Common Core Standards in Resignation Letter

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:40
In a viral blog post, a Colorado public school teacher resigned from her position as a high school English teacher in protest to Common Core standards. Pauline Hawkins wrote in part: "I can no More

North Carolina Father Jeff Severt's Response to Common Core Assignment Goes Viral

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 10:14
Some parents are becoming frustrated with the Common Core program assignments, including one North Carolina father, Jeff Severt.  On Fox and Friends this morning, Severt called his More

Common Core Instructs Students to Learn About Gettysburg Address Without Mentioning the Civil War

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 09:41
Is it possible to teach students the meaning behind President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address without mentioning the Civil War? Bar Threatened With Fines Over Sign Thanking Vets More

VIDEO: Tennessee High School Senior Ethan Young Rails Against Common Core Standards

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 10:23
A Tennessee high school senior is receiving widespread attention for a speech he made against Common Core at a school board meeting.  Education Secy Duncan Calls Out 'White Suburban Moms More

Education Secy Arne Duncan Calls Out 'White Suburban Moms' Over Common Core

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 08:48
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has come under fire after he made some controversial comments about "white suburban moms" as he tried to defend against criticism of Common Core education standards More

Common Core Lesson Hiding Partisan Politics in Grammar Worksheet?

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 13:41
A school lesson on possessive nouns may be teaching kids more about partisan politics than grammar. Statements like “government officials’ commands must be obeyed by all” and “an individual’s More

UPDATE: Charges Dropped Against Robert Small, MD Dad Arrested at Board of Ed Meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 14:40
Charges have been dropped against the Maryland father who was arrested for questioning the controversial Common Core curriculum during a Board of Education meeting last week. Robert Small was More

WATCH: Father Forcefully Ejected From Town Hall Forum for Asking Common Core Question

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:23
A father in Towson, Maryland, was forcefully ejected from a local town hall forum for asking the wrong question. UPDATE: Good News for MD Dad Arrested at Board of Ed Meeting Robert Small had More

Fourth Graders Taught About ‘Pimps’ and ‘Mobstaz’ in Louisiana

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 17:16
Fourth grade students in Vermilion Parish, La. were given a homework assignment that included words like “Po Pimp” and “mobstaz,” but school officials said the worksheet was age appropriate based More

Obama’s New Math Curriculum Gives Kids Points for Wrong Answers?!

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 10:29
The White House is imposing what some are calling a controversial new curriculum called Common Core in schools across the country. WHOA: Pitcher Slams A-Rod With Fastball, Crowd Erupts in Cheers More

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