Gates Funding Nonprofit to “Review Material for CCSS Alignment”. Can We Stop Pretending There is No Intent for a National Curriculum?

Why are two private foundations funding review of curricula to determine if they align to privately owned and copyrighted Common Core State Standards?  Why should schools use their ratings?  …
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Close Reading Exercise of the Day: The STL Post-Dispatch and Its Lack of Understanding of Common Core Issues

Postcard from Mound City, May 3 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Cartoon It's interesting that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch insists on running editorials, op eds and cartoons supporting Common Core.  It's…
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