Common Core and the SBA: For this “From the File” Tuesday, I have a ‘hum-dinger’ for you. The SBA (as in the ‘Small Business Administration’) has been supporting Common Core. How do I know? A Oct. 2014 National Summit. The Summit: Titled the “National Summit of Middle Market Funds” (see: https://www.sba.gov/content/national-summit-middle-market-funds),Continue Reading

I don’t know about you, but being the researcher on Common Core Standards that I’ve become, I get quite a bit of email. So, imagine my surprise when I received the following excerpt, “Join us for this two-day opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues from the school, library, museum,Continue Reading

Common Core Back Story for Today’s Post: Back in July of 2014, I wrote a guest post about Common Core Standards taking over the leadership clubs our students can belong to. Clubs like the FFA (Future Farmers of America), DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), and others. Funny thing is,Continue Reading

By staying silent about this, we are allowing not only Common Core to proceed, but SO much more! A Couple of Weeks Ago, I wrote about the huge push for the re-authorization of the ESEA/NCLB bill sponsored by Sen. Alexander. (see: https://www.commoncorediva.com/2015/01/18/rmt-will-you-help/) In the essence of time, I’m only offering 12  succinctContinue Reading

Here’s the riddle for this Sunday: Want to keep Common Core Standards? I sure don’t!! However, there are those who not only believe CCSS is the way to go, but are proposing legislation to help keep it for our students. Please continue to read on to see how you canContinue Reading