Tag Archives: Common Core

Leaked Common Core Questions Stun Parents

By Lauren Mitchell, HSLDA’s Federal Relations Legislative Assistant Recently, an anonymous teacher leaked 4th grade Common Core test questions to the world, setting the internet ablaze with angry comments from parents and educators. The questions feature unreasonably sophisticated language, content that would be more appropriate for 9th to 12th graders, and problems that require students […]

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Kasich on Common Core: “I Don’t Even Know What That All Means”

While Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich has voiced support for Common Core in the past, recent comments from Kasich may suggest he’s not entirely familiar with issues he supports. At a New Hampshire Republican Party’s Presidential Town Hall on January 23, 2016, a young public school student asked Kasich for his reasons for […]

Carly Fiorina Goes After Federal Education Programs

Common Core has offered American voters a rare look at an issue that doesn’t meet the normal party-line support or disapproval. Republican candidates Jeb Bush and John Kasich have joined Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in voicing support for Common Core. Carly Fiorina, keeping in step with the majority of her fellow Republican candidates, hasn’t […]

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Hillary’s Black Friday Sale: American Education

After a November town hall in South Carolina, one would never have guessed that front running Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was once a vocal supporter of charter schools. The charter school movement, sometimes known as “school choice,” is an educational movement that seeks to provide public education funding to schools that operate independently of […]