While our attention is focused on the re-authorization efforts of the CCSS/CTE, data mining, high stakes assessments laden HR5, S1177 and the HEA, we need to stop and consider that also included in these bills are the teachers, the principals, the superintendents, and all the other school officials in between.Continue Reading

Hunt Institute has a long history of being Common Core supportive. While it appears all anti CCSS eyes are on the HR5 (the re-authorization of the NCLB), it’s been proven via documents that the HEA re-authorization is just as CCSS tied! Both have been re-authorized in almost the same timeContinue Reading

What Could Possibly Be ‘Right’ About Common Core? In today’s post we’ll measure the latest ‘new evidence’ about Common Core in the classroom. Let’s get the Fib-o_Meter fired up! First, the organization: ASCD (formerly, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) The website: www.ascd.org “Total Truth”, each state has anContinue Reading

For today’s “Would You Believe It” Wednesday post, I’m updating my original article from Sept. 2014 that delved into Common Core Standards via Amplify…and a few others. Here’s the link to the original post:¬†https://www.commoncorediva.com/2014/09/10/will-this-be-delivery-or-dine-in/ As I did yesterday, I’ll only be using excerpts from the original and contrast them withContinue Reading