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RELEASE: Trump: “Common Core…We Have to End It”

Washington, D.C. – At his CEO Business Town Hall today at the White House, President Trump reiterated his campaign promise to end Common Core and return to local control of education: “Common Core, I mean, we have to bring education more local. We can’t be managing education from Washington. … [Read more...]

Report: Pro-Common Core Jeb Bush Former Staffer No Longer Candidate For Assistant U.S. Education Secretary

Breitbart: By Dr. Susan Berry The pro-Common Core New Mexico education secretary who once served as a staffer in former Gov. Jeb Bush’s administration in Florida is no longer a candidate for assistant secretary of the U.S. Education Department, reports Politico. Hanna Skandera’s name was … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: APP Praises Senate GOP, Trump Administration for Scuttling Pro-Common Core USED Nominee

Washington, D.C. – As Politico reported yesterday, the Trump Administration has reversed plans to nominate Hanna Skandera to a key position in the Department of Education after hearing concerns from several Republican Senators about Skandera’s support for the low-quality Common Core standards. … [Read more...]

The Goal of Common Core Completely Misses the Point

Via American Spectator: By Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins A recent op-ed at illustrates the philosophical problem with Common Core and other progressive education schemes: the schemes are misguided because the goal is wrong. Vince Bertram, president and CEO of an organization … [Read more...]

Betsy DeVos is Wrong: ESSA Doesn’t End Federalized Common Core

Via TheDailyCaller: As I wrote recently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is shaping up to be somewhat of a renegade in the Trump administration. In addition to her reported disagreement with the President and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on rescinding Obama’s legally questionable transgender … [Read more...]

Breitbart: Concerns Arise About President Trump’s Commitment to End Common Core

Via Breitbart: By Dr. Susan Berry During every campaign stop he made last year, now-President Donald Trump assured parents he knew the education reform known as “Common Core” was a “disaster,” and that, if elected, he would help to get rid of it. Trump was especially fond of throwing Common … [Read more...]

Joy Pullman: Yes, Donald Trump Can Repeal Common Core. Here’s How

Via The Federalist: Directly after the Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos as education secretary last week, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway spoke with Jake Tapper on CNN. DeVos “will get on with the business of executing on the president’s vision for education,” Conway said. “He’s made very … [Read more...]

Breitbart: Six Things Betsy DeVos Can Do to Show States She Is ‘Certainly Not a Supporter’ of Common Core

Via Breitbart: Betsy DeVos announced upon her nomination as U.S. education secretary that she is “certainly not a supporter” of Common Core, even though the organizations she funded and supported through her service are avid proponents of the controversial education reform. Now that she is sworn … [Read more...]

Common Core Propagandists Are At It Again with Dizzying Spin

Via Conservative Review: In the past, I’ve written about the disingenuous information routinely put out by the Collaborative for Student Success (CSS) to make the Common Core national standards look good. CSS is at it again. CSS is a non-profit organization financed by the same groups that … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: Trump Ran Against Common Core… Would He Really Choose a Jeb-like Secretary of Education?

Betsy DeVos is the wrong choice for Secretary of Education   Washington, D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump’s transition effort has been very impressive so far, but many conservatives and grassroots activists are concerned about reports that Trump may be considering a Common Core apologist … [Read more...]