Category Archives: Pennsylvania Common Core

Common Core causing severe sticker shock for Pennsylvania state and school officials

By Ben Velderman EAGnews.org HARRISBURG, Pa. – Questions about Common Core continue to mount, even as the new, nationalized learning standards inch closer to final implementation in more than 40 states. That’s especially true in Pennsylvania, where lawmakers are reviewing … Continue reading

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Common Core Education with expert Dr. Peg Luksik MUST SEE!! #stopcommoncore

This is one of the BEST common core presentation that I have watched (watched twice actually.)  Find the time to watch this and become an expert on Common Core! New information that you have never heard/seen before.  Just shocking!

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Penn. to Consider Common Core Repeal #stopcommoncore

NOTE:  Another example of action through a statehouse.  Have you made an appointment with your state  representative yet? Heartland Institute – by Jenni White Pennsylvania will revert to its state tests rather than use national Common Core tests, according to … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania to Bolt from Common Core Assessment Consortia?

Truth in American Education – It appears Pennsylvania will be leaving PARCC and Smarter Balanced.  If they do they will be the third state to leave its Common Core testing consortia.  Utah pulled out of Smarter Balanced, and Alabama left … Continue reading

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PA State Senate Democrats Denounce Proposed Standardized Tests

90.5 WESA Pittsburg’s NPR News Station – Calling it “phony” and a boon to “corporate education,” a handful of Democrats in the Pennsylvania Senate blasted Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposal to implement new standardized tests that would determine students’ high school … Continue reading

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Controversy surrounds Pennsylvania Common Core Standards

The Patriot News – A controversy is brewing in Pennsylvania over a new set of academic standards that will undergird all instruction in public school classrooms, starting this fall. Called the Pennsylvania Common Core Standards, this initiative provides a framework for … Continue reading

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