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Rotten to the Core: Jeb Bush’s Crony Republicans Against Higher Standards

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 2, 2013 09:09 AM

Here’s a new installment of my Rotten to the Core series on education and curriculum. This latest scandal has only just begun. I hear from multiple sources that there are more damaging e-mails to come. Jeb World is getting rocked not only by this mess, but by the nationwide, grass-roots revolt against his top-down Common […]

Rotten to the Core: Conservatives spearhead drive at RNC meeting to stop Common Core

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 10, 2013 02:58 PM

Thanks to grass-roots activism, limited-government think tanks, whistle-blowing educators and bloggers, vigilant local and state legislators, and tireless parents committed to protecting their children, the truth about federalized Common Core standards is spreading. Every voice counts. Glenn Beck and his team at The Blaze have done invaluable work exposing the corrupt, privacy-undermining Fed Ed scheme […]

Rotten to the Core: The Feds’ Invasive Student Tracking Database

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 8, 2013 09:41 AM

Rotten to the Core: The Feds’ Invasive Student Tracking Database by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 (This is the fourth installment of a continuing series on nationalized academic standards known as the “Common Core.”) While many Americans worry about government drones in the sky spying on our private lives, Washington meddlers are already on […]

Rotten to the Core, Part III: Lessons from Texas and the Growing Grassroots Revolt

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 1, 2013 09:28 AM

Click here for full-size map from Common Core watchdog Truth in American Education This is Part III in my continuing series on the rotten Common Core nationalized academic standards scheme. Read Part I here and Part II here. Read feedback/reaction from parents, educators and activists here. Here’s a handy primer on “How to Fight the […]

Rotten to the Core: Reader feedback from the frontlines

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2013 12:54 PM

I have more installments of my Rotten to the Core series on the federalized national curriculum “standards” coming next week. (See parts one and two here and here.) In the meantime, I’m sharing several of the e-mails pouring in from teachers, parents, and activists across the country who are fighting this juggernaut across the country. […]

Rotten to the Core (Part 2): Readin', Writin' and Deconstructionism

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 25, 2013 11:10 AM

Common Core learning: The Gettysburg Address “word cloud” Here’s the next installment of my Rotten to the Core series. I’ll continue to post resource/background/activist links at the end of every post. See also the links below to my previous critiques of GOP-led national standards efforts and related posts on dumbed-down curriculum/Everyday Math. There are many, […]

Rotten to the Core: Obama's War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 23, 2013 09:43 AM

This year, I’ll be using my syndicated column and blog space to expose how progressive “reformers” — mal-formers — are corrupting our schools. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to provide you in-depth coverage of this vital issue that too often gets shunted off the daily political/partisan agenda. While the GOP tries to solve […]

Jeb Bush, Common Core cronie$, Pearson, PARCC, and your kids’ privacy

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 18, 2015 12:10 AM

Last week, Jeb Bush was in New Hampshire, pressing on with his sordid campaign to delude conservatives into swallowing Common Core and massive, unfettered immigration policies. He has fashioned himself a champion of the American worker, even as he pompously pushes Gang of Eight amnesty as the “adult” plan in the room. And he has […]

Good riddance: Common Core backlash claims new political casualties

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 9, 2014 12:09 AM

Good riddance: Common Core backlash claims new casualties by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 All politics is local. So Republican politicians with national ambitions better pay attention to what grassroots parents are saying and doing about the federal education racket known as Common Core. In bellwether Indiana this week, anti-Common Core activists won a […]

Dear Mike Pence: Don’t pull a Huckabee on Common Core

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 21, 2014 06:58 AM

As you know from my coverage of Common Core, the Big Government and Big Business forces that have colluded on this boondoggle have been partners on expanding the federal role in education for a long, long time. And as I’ve pointed out since day one, one of their core strategies has been to rename and […]