Three years ago, states sprinted to adopt national curriculum standards – the Common Core – in hopes of getting a chunk of $4.35 billion in federal “stimulus.” Forty-five states ultimately adopted, but over the last few months a firestorm has spread as the standards have hit districts and previously unaware citizens have denounced a federal takeover of their schools. Common Core, which once seemed like a done deal, now seems like anything but.
- “Behind the Curtain: Assessing the Case for National Curriculum Standards,” by Neal McCluskey
- “Common Core Needs More Debate,” by Neal McCluskey
- “Common Core a Threat to the State, Districts, and Students,” by Neal McCluskey
- “Only the Little People Oppose Common Core,” by Neal McCluskey