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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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South Carolina votes on Common Core replacement

The South Carolina Board of Education adopted standards in English/language arts and mathematics to replace the Common Core State Standards at its March 11 meeting. Last year, Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, signed More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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New data: Homeschooling rises, Common Core to blame

Jeb Bush, Bill Gates and others may have tried to put their weight and stamp of approval on Common Core, but the controversial national education standard is being cited as the main reason for a spike in homeschooling. More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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North Carolina Common Core blamed for surge in homeschooling

Residents in North Carolina blame the national Common Core curriculum as the reason for their choosing to homeschool their children. The state has seen a 27 percent increase since the 2011-2012 school year.   “As More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Gov Bobby Jindal points to ‘rebellion’ against Washington, Common Core

Bobby Jindal, the Republican governor of Louisiana spoke about the growing animosity towards Washington DC, the implementaiton of Common Core and hostility towards Christians. “I can sense right now a rebellion More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Oklahoma Gov Mary Fallin repeals Common Core standards

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill Thursday that repeals the adoption of the standards and directs the Oklahoma Board of Education to create new, more rigorous standards by August 2016. “We are very capable More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Libertarian Adrian Wyllie calls out Jeb Bush, Neil Bush on profits from Common Core

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Many parents in Florida are frustrated with Common Core, but are unaware of the connection to the Bush family, says the Libertarian candidate for governor. Adrian Wyllie spoke More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Middle school book: ‘White voters would never vote for a black President’

Some are blaming Common Core while others are just calling it outrageous. A middle school book about President Obama thrusts race into the 2008 election, making the bold claims ‘white voters would never vote More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Former teacher Karen Schoen talks Common Core, details the new standards for the ‘human captial’

Former teacher, turned political activist, Karen Schoen spoke with Dispatch Radio about the new Common Core standards, changes parents can expect and the history of their development. From the September 27 broadcast More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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‘The Bluest Eye’ under fire as part of Common Core reading list, content includes incest, rape and pedophilia

Common Core, the controversial set of education standards being instituted by many state governors and education leaders, is coming under fire for its selection of a book that’s on the suggested reading list for More...


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