We are on the verge of a major shift in education.
Common Core Standards Initiative
We are on the verge of a major shift in education. New federal education standards, known as the Common Core Standards Initiative, will impact every child—including homeschoolers. Find out why you should be concerned about this new federal initiative. The following two-part article originally ran in The Virginia Home Educator Magazine.
Common Core FAQs
Articles & Information
- Common Core Project Find out which homeschool curricula and products are aligned with the Common Core.
- Common Core Collects Psych Data on Kids This is an easily understood article by Fox News on the concerns over the government’s collection of personal information to track the development of students.
- Leaked Common Core Questions Stun Parents An anonymous teacher leaked fourth-grade Common Core test questions, setting the internet ablaze with angry comments from parents and educators, and prompting test administrators to send more than 100 notices to Google and Twitter in an attempt to scrub the discussion from the internet.
- Additional information can be found by searching for “Common Core” on the following websites: Home School Legal Defense, Truth in American Education, and The Education Reporter.