UPDATED 4.14.13 -- ANTI-COMMON CORE STANDARDS RESOURCES LIST -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 4.14.13

 

 

LIST OF ANTI-COMMON CORE STANDARDS RESOURCES – COMPILED FROM 12.11.09 THROUGH 4.14.13

 

 

*Compiled by Donna Garner (These are some of the best resources that clearly explain why the Common Core Standards/Race to the Top are harmful to our school children. I have taken the liberty to change a few of the titles to help readers locate articles more easily.  These links are all active at the time of publishing on 4.14.13.)

 

 

*The beginning point  – an understanding of Type #1 and Type #2 philosophies of education: 

http://nocompromisepac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/type-1-and-type-2-two-completely-different-philosophies-of?xg_source=activity

 

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4.12.13 -- "Sure-to-Become Common Core Standards for Science Emphasize Man-Made Climate Change" -- by Joshua Rhett Miller --  FoxNews.com -- http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/04/12/new-science-standards-hav...

 

 

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2.23.13 – “Global Warming: Two - Part Series” – by Henry W. Burke -- 

 

Part 1: http://educationviews.org/global-warming-a-two-part-series/

 

Part 2:  http://educationviews.org/global-warming-an-expensive-myth-pt-2-of-2/

 

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4.11.13 -- "Education Is Serious Business: Green, Yellow, and Red People" -- by Donna Garner -- http://educationviews.org/education-is-serious-business-green-yello...

 

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4.9.13 -- Audio Clip for iPhone or Internet  -- "CSCOPE and Common Core Standards in Texas"  -- Women on the Wall, Alice Linahan, Moderator  (To start audio clip, please click on the far left of the black, wavy line.)  -- https://soundcloud.com/alice-linahan/communication-team

 

 

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4.8.13 -- "Common Core Is Next Bandwagon" -- by John Griffing -- National Review Online  --  http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/345002/common-core-next-band...

 

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4.8.13 -- "Why There's a Backlash Against Common Core Standards" -- by Lindsey M. Burke -- National Review Online -- http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/344897/why-there-s-backlash-...

 

 

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4.5.13 -- "Common Core Standards: Follow Them or Demand Better" -- by Ann Marie Barfield --  http://bedford-nh.patch.com/blog_posts/common-core-standards-follow...

 

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4.4.13 -- "Hogwash Alert to National Review Online: Common Core Standards" -- by Christel Swasey -- http://educationviews.org/hogwash-alert-to-national-review-online/

 

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3.25.13 -- " Bill Gates' $100 Million Database To Track Students: Corporations Gaining Access to Grades, Addresses, Hobbies, Attitudes" -- by Michael F. Haverluck -- World Net Daily -- http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/bill-gates-100-million-database-to-track...

 

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4.25.13 -- "The Ambitions of Bill and Melinda Gates: Controlling Population and Public Education" -- by Anne Hendershott -- Crisis Magazine -- http://www.crisismagazine.com/2013/the-ambitions-of-bill-and-melind...

 

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3.19.13 -- “Common Core: A Mental Health Professional and Parent's Perspective”  -- by Dr. Gary Thompson, Psy.D. -- http://commoncorefacts.blogspot.com/2013/03/common-core-mental-heal...

 

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3.19.13 --  "Left, Right Unite Against Common Core" -- by Andrea Neal -- Indystar.com -- http://www.indystar.com/article/20130319/OPINION/303190058/Left-rig...

 

 

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3.18.13 -- "Common Core: What's Hidden Behind the Language?" -- by Rachel Alexander -- Townhall.com -- http://townhall.com/columnists/rachelalexander/2013/03/18/common-co...

 

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3.18.13 -- "Common-Core Standards Tests To Take up to 10 Hours" -- by Catherine Gewertz -- Education Week -- http://educationviews.org/common-core-tests-to-take-up-to-10-hours/

 

 

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3.15.13 -- "Common Core As Trojan Horse: It's Time To Opt Out of the Creepy Federal Data-Mining Racket"  -- by Michelle Malkin -- National Review Online -- http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/343040/common-core-trojan-ho...

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3.5.13 --  Audio clip -- listen on iPhone or Internet -- "CSCOPE and Common Core Standards: the Erosion of  Values in the American School System" – Alice Linahan, Women on the Wall  (To start audio clip, please click on the far left of the black, wavy line.)  http://educationviews.org/listen-to-cscope-and-common-core-standards/

 

 

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3.5.13 -- "Misadventures in the Common Core Standards" by Professor Mark Rice -- The Huffington Post -- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-rice/common-core-math_b_2781092.... 

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3.1.13 -- "The Case for More Literature" -- by Kay McSpadden -- CharlotteObserver.com -- http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/03/01/v-print/3887563/the-cas...

 

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2.28.13–  "David Coleman Will Change SAT To Align with Common Core Standards" -- by Diane Ravitch -- http://dianeravitch.net/2013/02/28/david-coleman-will-change-the-sa...

 

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2.27.13 -- "Important Map: States Pulling Back from Common Core Standards" -- http://educationviews.org/map-of-states-pulling-back-from-common-co...

 

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2.25.13 – “Was George Washington Any Different From Palestinian Terrorists?” – by Danette Clark --  http://danetteclark.wordpress.com/tag/cscope-common-core/

 

 

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2.19.13 – “Former Texas Chief Robert Scott Takes Anti-Common-Core Show on Road” -- by Catherine Gewertz – EducationWeek.org -- http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2013/02/former_Texas_chie...

 

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2.19.13 “The Other Problems With Florida’s New Education Standards And Testing” -- by Elle Moxley -- http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2013/02/19/the-other-problems-wi...

 

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2.18.13 – “President Obama’s Education Roadmap: Linda Darling-Hammond” – by Alisa Ellis, Truth in American Education -- http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/pre...

 

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2.19.13 – “Common Core resolution is the most laughable bill of 2013” – by Oak Norton, Deseret News -- http://www.deseretnews.com/article/print/765622895/Common-Core-reso...

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2.18.13 -- “Common core standards spark controversy in South Dakota House education committee” – by Allison Jarrell – Capital Journal -- http://www.capjournal.com/news/common-core-standards-spark-controve...

 

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2.18.13 --“Dr. Sandra Stotsky’s Gift to America: An Education” -- by Donna Garner --  http://educationviews.org/dr-sandra-stotskys-gift-to-america-an-edu...

 

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2.18.13 – “Bill would withdraw Georgia from Common Core” – by Joy Pullman, The Heartland Institute – http://eagnews.org/bill-would-withdraw-georgia-from-common-core/

 

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2.15.13 – “Anti-Common Core Bill Filed in Missouri House” – by Shane Vander Hart -- http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/ant...

 

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2.14.13 – “Critics Pan Common Core in Kansas House Hearing” – by Celia Llopis-Jensen, The Capital-Journal -- http://cjonline.com/news/2013-02-14/critics-pan-common-core-house-h...

 

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2.9.13 – “Former Texas Commissioner of Education Robert Scott Testifies Before Georgia Joint Meeting of the House and Senate Education Committee” – Part 1:

http://educationviews.org/robert-scottstates-told-to-sign-on-before... 

and Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5fHQlj9JQw

 

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2.1.13 – “Alabama Withdraws From Both Testing Consortia” – by Catherine Gewertz -- EducationWeek.org -- http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2013/02/alabama_withdraws...

 

 

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1.25.13 – “Common Core crushing the education system” – by Chasidy White -- http://educationviews.org/common-core-crushing-the-education-system/

 

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1.24.13 – “Debunking Misconceptions: ‘The Common Core Is State-Led’ “ – by Shane Vander Hart -- http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/deb...

 

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1.23.13 – “Rotten to the Core: Obama’s War on Academic Standards (Part 1)” – by Michelle Malkin -- http://michellemalkin.com/2013/01/23/rotten-to-the-core-obamas-war-...

 

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1.25.13 – “Rotten to the Core (Part 2): Readin', Writin' and Deconstructionism” by Michelle Malkin -- http://townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/2013/01/25/rotten-to-...

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1.21.13 – “8th Grade History Teacher: Stop the Common Core” -- by C. E. White

http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/8th...

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1.20.13 – “One step to new standards, one giant leap of logic” – by Alyson Williams --

http://educationviews.org/one-step-to-new-standards-one-giant-leap-...

 

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1.19.13 – “Common Core -- Orwellian Lessons in Florida” – by Mary Grabar -- http://townhall.com/columnists/marygrabar/2013/01/19/common-core-or...

 

 

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1.16.13 – “Children for Sale” – by Alyson Williams, Common Core Without Representation --  http://whatiscommoncore.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/a-mother-speaks-ou...

 

 

 

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1.16.13 – “Who’s Writing Common Core Social Studies Standards?” – by J. R. Wilson – EducationNews.org -- http://www.educationnews.org/education-policy-and-politics/j-r-wils...

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1.7.13 – “Stop Common Core: Talk Given by Christel Swasey of Utah” --  http://educationviews.org/stop-common-core/

 

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12.27.12 – “Why all the cool kids are reading Executive Order 13423” – by Lindsey M. Burke, Heritage Foundation -- http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/12/27/why-all-cool-kids-are-rea...

 

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12.29.12 – “Face: Huge Gaps in Common Core Standards” – by Donna Garner -- http://educationviews.org/fact-huge-gaps-in-common-core/

 

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12.28.11 – How the feds are tracking your kid” – by Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins --  New York Post -- http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/how_the_feds_ar...

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12.17.12 --  “Beware Homeschoolers: Common Core State Standards Initiative: Too Close to a National Curriculum” -- by William A. Estrada, Esq., HSLDA, Director of Federal Relations -- http://www.hslda.org/docs/news/2012/201212170.asp

 

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12.15.12 – “Thankfully Most Texas Schools Were Rejected by RTTT-D” – by Donna Garner -- http://educationviews.org/thankfully-most-texas-schools-rejected-by...

 

 

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12.12.12 – “Bill Ayers explains the left’s power is in schools and classrooms” – by Sibyl West, Ramparts360.com -- http://ramparts360.com/bill-ayers-explains-the-lefts-power-is-in-sc...

 

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12.11.12 – “Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking” – by Dr. Sandra Stotsky – Heritage Foundation -- http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/12/questionable-quali...

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12.7.12 – “Colorado Board of Education Hears Common Core Critics” – by Ben DeGrow -- http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2012/12/07/colorado-boa...

 

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12.5.12 – “How Much Literature Will Kids Actually Read?: -- by Shane Vander Hart, Truth in American Education -- http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/ccs...

 

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12.5.12 -- “Obama and Your Child’s Mind” – by Stanley Kurtz – NationalReview.com -- http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/334878/obama-and-your-childs-m...

 

 

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11.26.12 – “Wyoming Proves That Common Core Standards Is a Federal-Led Initiative -- Not State-Led” – Truth in American Education -- http://educationviews.org/wyoming-proves-that-common-core-is-a-fede...

 

 

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11.20.12 – “A New Kind of Problem: The Common Core Math Standards” – by Barry Garelick – The Atlantic -- http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/11/a-new-kind-of-p...

 

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11.16.12 – “Series of Five Videos: The Common Core Standards Pose a Real Threat to the U. S. Education System” -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coRNJluF2O4&feature=autoplay&...

 

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10.28.12 – “Beware of ObamaCore” – by Robert Nemeth -- Worchester Telegram & Gazette --

http://www.telegram.com/article/20121028/COLUMN22/110289823/-1/colu...

 

 

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10.19.12 – “Fiction vs. Non-Fiction Smackdown” -- by Jay Mathews (with comments by Donna Garner) -- http://educationviews.org/common-cores-social-justice-agenda/

 

 

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10.18.12 – “Non-Common Core States Will Save Millions of Dollars” – by Henry W. Burke --http://educationviews.org/non-common-core-states-will-save-millions...

 

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10.15.12 – “States’ Taxpayers Cannot Afford Common Core Standards” – by Henry W. Burke -- http://educationviews.org/states-taxpayers-cannot-afford-common-cor...

 

 

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10.11.12 – “Is Common Core About To Melt Down” – by Neal McCluskey, Cato Institute --

http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/is-common-core-about-to-melt-down/

 

 

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10.9.12 –“Like Obamacare, Obama Core Is Another Power Grab” -- by Phyllis Schlafly, President of Eagle Forum --  http://nocompromisepac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/like-obamacare-obama...

 

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9.30.12 – “Uncommon Allies Question a Common Core” – Editorial Board, JournalGazette.net -- http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20120930/EDIT10/309309979/114...

 

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9.28.12 – “States Beginning To Rebel Against Common Core Standards” --http://nocompromisepac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/states-beginning-to-...

 

 

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9.27.12 – “The Pedagogical Agenda of Common Core Math Standards” by Barry Garelick  -- EducationNews.org --

http://www.educationnews.org/education-policy-and-politics/the-peda...

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9.25.12 -- “Romney: No Federal Support for Common Core” by Alyson Klein, EducationWeek-- http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2012/09/mitt_romney_do...

 

 

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9.23.12 – “Do Not Let the DOE Nationalize the Schools in Your State” – by Henry W. Burke, Donna Garner --

http://educationviews.org/do-not-let-the-doe-nationalize-the-school...

 

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9.14.12 – “Fighting the Common Core Standards’ Social Justice Math” – by Oak Norton --

http://www.utahnsagainstcommoncore.com/jordan-sd-rips-out-unsolvabl...

 

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9.14.12 – “Nationalized Public Schools Almost Here in America”  -- by Donna Garner --

 http://educationviews.org/nationalized-public-schools-almost-here-i...

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9.10.12 -- “Obama’s Inferior English Common Core Standards” – by Donna Garner --

http://educationviews.org/obamas-inferior-english-common-core-stand...

 

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9.7.12 – “Should the White House Control What Your Kids Learn?” by Stanley Kurtz --

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/09/07/should-white-house-contro...

 

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9.5.12 -- “How To Indoctrinate Students’ Minds with Math” by Donna Garner --

http://educationviews.org/how-to-indoctrinate-students-minds-with-m...

 

 

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8.27.12 – “Parents Need To Know About Student Data Privacy” by J. R. Wilson --EducationNews.org --

http://www.educationnews.org/parenting/jr-wilson-parents-need-to-kn...

 

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8.15.12 – “An Ominous Political Trend for Common Core-ites” – by Frederick M. Hess –Education Week --

http://www.frederickhess.org/2012/08/an-ominous-political-trend-for...

 

 

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8.21.12  --  "Terrorist Professor Bill Ayers and Obama's Federal School Curriculum" -- by Mary Grabar -- Accuracy in Media -- http://www.aim.org/special-report/terrorist-professor-bill-ayers-an...

 

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8.12.12 – “Utah Teachers Speak out Against the Obama Administration’s Common Core Standards” – Utahns Against Common Core -- http://www.utahnsagainstcommoncore.com/teacher-comments-on-common-c...

 

 

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8.5.12 – “Caring Parents, Where Are You? – Common Core Standards and Big Bang Theory” – by Donna Garner --

http://libertylinked.com/posts/10007/caring-parents-where-are/View....

 

 

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7.18.13 -- "David Coleman, Lead Writer of Common Core English Standards Never Taught in K to 12" -- by Karen Springen -- PublishersWeekly.com --

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-ind...

 

 

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5.16.12 – “Incoming College Board Head Wants SAT To Reflect Common Core” – by Catherine Gewertz, Education Week --http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/05/16/32collegeboard.h31.htm...

 

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4.23.12 – “Common Core Math Standards Fail To Add Up” by Evan Walter, The Heritage Foundation --

http://blog.heritage.org/2012/04/23/common-core-math-standards-fail...

 

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4.17.12 – “Six-Minute Interview: Federal Takeover by the Obama Administration of  Education Standards and Assessments” – Lindsey Burke, The Heritage Foundation

http://online.wsj.com/video/opinion-standardizing-schools-/FA09455F...

 

 

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3.26.12 -- “Two Education Philosophies with Two Different Goals”  -- by  Donna Garner --

http://libertylinked.com/posts/9703/2-education-philosophies-with/V...

 

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3.6.12 – “Handwaving Away Opposition to the National Standards” by Jim Stergios , Pioneer Institute --

http://jaypgreene.com/2012/03/06/handwaving-away-opposition-to-the-...

 

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2.10.12 – “Obama Imposing National School Curriculum” – by Bob Unruh – World Net Daily --

http://www.wnd.com/2012/02/obama-imposing-national-school-curriculum/

 

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2.12 – “National Cost of Aligning States and Localities to the Common Core Standards” – The Pioneer Institute and American Principles Project White Paper --http://pioneerinstitute.org/download/summary-national-cost-of-align...

 

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12.28.11 – “Feds To Be Able to Track Your School Children’s Personal Information” by Donna Garner --

http://teabook.org/profiles/blogs/feds-to-be-able-to-track-your-sch...

 

 

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12.21.11 – “A National Education Standards Exit Strategy for States” – by Lindsey Burke --

http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2011/12/a-national-educati...

 

 

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10.27.11 – “Students Losing Their Right To Exress Their Opinions” – by Donna Garner --

http://libertylinked.com/posts/8754/students-losing-their-right/Vie...

 

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7.27.11 – “National Standards and Tests: An Unprecedented Federal Overreach”—The Heritage Foundation – Lindsey Burke, Robert Scott, et al --

http://www.heritage.org/events/2011/07/national-standards

 

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5.31.11 -- “Liberals Interpret Themselves Liberally: Common Core Standards, Race to the Top” by Doug Lasken --

http://www.flashreport.org/featured-columns-library0b.php?faID=2011...

 

 

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5.28.11 -- “A ‘Common’ Education Disaster” by Douglas Holtz-Eakin & Annie Hsiao -- Politico.com --  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0511/55857.html#ixzz1NsJZQKOh

 

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5.26.11 -- “Race to the Cradle” by Neal McCluskey, The Cato Institute --http://libertylinked.com/posts/7408/race-to-the-cradle----by-neal/V...

 

 

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5.25.11 -- “South Carolina Will Not Participate in Race to the Top” Spartanburg Tea Party --

http://www.spartanburgteaparty.org/2011/05/25/sc-will-not-participa...

 

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5.22.11 -- “The Three-Legged Stool:  Obama, Duncan, Gates” by Donna Garner --

http://libertylinked.com/posts/7461/the-three-legged-stool/View.aspx

 

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5.9.11 -- “Association of American Educators Signs on in Opposition to National Curriculum” --

http://www.educationnews.org/ed_reports/edu_assoc_articles/155783.html

 

 

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5.9.11 -- “Why One Curriculum Is Bad for America” -- by Jonathan Kantrowitz and 100+ signatories - http://blog.ctnews.com/kantrowitz/2011/05/09/why-one-national-curri...

 

 

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4.12.11 -- “The Other Shoe Drops: National Testmakers Worried” -- by Donna Garner --

http://www.educationnews.org/ednews_today/153790.html

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4.9.11 -- “Congressmen: A Great Place To Cut Funding -- National Assessments” -- by Donna Garner -- http://www.educationnews.org/political/153529.html

 

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4.6.11 -- “Standards Overreach, or According to Plan?” -- by Neal McCluskey --

http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/standards-overreach-or-according-to-...

 

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3.24.11 -- “Obama’s Carrot and Stick Control of Our Nation’s Public Schools” – by Donna Garner --  http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/152238.html

 

 

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3.20.11 -- “Our Hope Rests with Congressman Kline” – by Donna Garner --

http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/151843.html

 

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2.24.11 –“The Race to the Top Scheme” – by Henry W. Burke and Donna Garner --

http://www.educationnews.org/ednews_today/108436.html

 

 

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2.24.11 -- “Let's Get Off the National Standards Train” by Henry W. Burke and Donna Garner --

http://alinahan.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/lets-get-off-the-national-...

 

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11.7.10 -- “Open Letter to Parents, Legislators, School Personnel: Which Policy Are You Going To Promote?” --  http://www.educationnews.org/blogs/102489.html

 

 

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10.26.10 -- “Bullying Agenda” --  by Donna Garner --

http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/opinions_on_education/101...

 

 

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10.23.10 -- “What Is the Centers for Disease Control?” – by Donna Garner --http://www.educationnews.org/breaking_news/health/101841.html

 

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9.16.10 -- “Am I a Wacko Now?” – by Donna Garner --http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/100137.html

 

 

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7.29.10 -- “Stotsky on the Common Core Vote in Massachusetts” – by Dr. Sandra Stotsky -- 

http://jaypgreene.com/2010/07/29/stotsky-on-the-common-core-vote-in...

 

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7.27.10 -- “Where Have All the Caring Parents Gone?” – by Donna Garner -

http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/insights_on_education/968...

 

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7.10 - “Common Core Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade” -- a Pioneer Institute White Paper -- http://pioneerinstitute.org/download/common-cores-standards-still-d...

 

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4.19.10 -- “Marc Tucker’s Bologna” – by Donna Garner --http://www.educationnews.org/commentaries/89899.html

 

 

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3.10 -- “Fair to Middling: A National Standards Progress Report – by R. James Milgram and Sandra Stotsky  - EducationWeek.org -- http://www.edweek.org/media/fair_to_middling.pdf

 

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2.10 – “Why Race to the Middle” by Sandra Stotsky and Ze’ev Wurman – The Heartland Institute -- http://heartland.org/policy-documents/why-race-middle

 

 

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1.29.10 -- “Cradle-to-Career Plan by Obama and Duncan” --  by Donna Garner --

http://www.educationnews.org/ednews_today/39076.html

 

 

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1.13.10 -- “Texas Tells Feds ‘Enough Is Enough’” --  by Donna Garner --

 http://www.educationnews.org/ednews_today/29200.html

 

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12.11.09 -- “Children and the Future of Our Country” – by Donna Garner --http://www.educationnews.org/blogs/7704.html

 

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