Tag: common core

MDE on Common Core “Myths”

Posted by:bcarney Posted On:22 May 2013

The Michigan Department of Education has produced an informational piece to address some of the more common “Myths” about the Common Core State Standards being circulated by ill-informed opponents. Click here to download this 2 page flyer.

Michigan Common Core school standards face political headwinds in GOP

Posted by:bcarney Posted On:16 May 2013

Tim Skubick, MLive, May 15, 2013 at 6:30 AM “I’m concerned about control coming from the federal government.” Many moons ago, the quality of education you got in a Michigan school was pretty much determined by your ZIP code. One in

The Conservative Case for the Common Core

Posted by:bcarney Posted On:9 May 2013

There is significant debate over adopting and implementing the Common Core State Standards for public education in Michigan.  The attached piece walks through the background of the CCSS from a conservative perspective.  Please click here to download this document.