National Governors Association

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Name: National Governors Association
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Pearson Common Core Test Products under Gag Order

New York officials signed a $32 million five-year contract with Pearson PLC 's subsidiary, NCS Pearson Inc., in 2011 for its Common Core test merchandise. Pearson, a British consortium, is the world's most influential purveyor of educational supplies ... [Published Daily Kos - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The facts & myths of Common Core Standards

There's a reason they're called the Common Core State Standards.Dr. Jared Bigham, Director of College and Career Readiness for Tennessee's State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), debunked myths about the controversial program during Friday's ... [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Cyber Hygiene Campaign Seeks to Curtail Attacks

Taking five relatively easy and inexpensive steps can prevent 80 percent of attacks by hackers who are attempting to infiltrate company or government computer systems, according to a coalition of organizations involved in cyber security.The Center for ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fairfield directors embarrassing

Editor, Gettysburg Times,Who is this man who throws right wing extremist language at us? Who is this man who believes there is a "subversive attempt to nationalize our educational system" and labels our teachers unions and teachers a 'metastasizing cancer'? ... [Published Gettysburg Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Douglas: Common Core Context

There’s been a lot of controversy lately surrounding the Common Core State Standards for education. These are math and English skills that our students should be able to master at each grade level and are designed to position our graduates to compete ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Common Core: “Building the Machine” Debut

The Home School Legal Defense Association released its long-awaited documentary on the Common Core national standards last week, Building the Machine[1].The film offers clarity to an initiative that is little known by the American public but will affect ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Incorrect, Gov. Bush

Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was heavily pushed by ... [Published Cato Institute - Apr 07 2014]
Entities: Jeb Bush, Adoption, Waiver
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

My View: UNESCO and Bill Gates’ vision for America’s education explained

Today I focus on a timeline of events that led up to the development of Common Core, so like Paul Harvey said in his old radio spots, “Here’s the rest of the story.”The original visions of education reform that led to Common Core include those of Julian ... [Published Lake Wylie Pilot - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

PIA Praises National Governors Association for its Strong Defense of State-Based Insurance Regulation

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents issued the following news release:. The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents praised the National Governors Association for speaking out forcefully in support of the state-based ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

National Governors Association Urges Treasury Department to Limit FIO's Involvement in Marketplace

The bipartisan National Governors Association is warning the Federal Insurance Office's recent suggestion that there may be a need for the federal government to play a larger role in insurance ... ... [Published A.M. Best - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

House Rejects Anti-Common Core Bills

The N.H. House killed two proposals to delay or limit the effect of the Common Core education standards and voted to study a third.The debate stretched nearly three hours, and votes split mostly along party lines. Concord Democrat Mary Stuart Gile, a ... [Published NHPR - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 6 reports

Oklahoma Senate panel passes repeal of Common Core

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma Senate education panel approved legislation Monday to repeal standards for math and English instruction that more than 40 states have adopted and replace them with new state ones in Oklahoma that local school districts would ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Mar 24 2014]

Quotes

...Al Baker of the New York Times interviewed a range of teachers in New York and reported, "most said their students were doing higher-quality work than they had ever seen, and were talking aloud more often."
...and there's confusion about how to implement these standards," said Angie Hanlin, teaching methods coach for New Madrid County R-1 School District. "How you implement the standards is by changing your instructional practices."
...— covering only tuition and fees that are  not covered  by all other (overwhelmingly federal) aid, such as Pell grants," he told Morning Education. "Last-dollar programs do not cover things like room, board, books, and supplies that a student must pay for in order to survive. The practical effect of these programs is also to spend the most state money on students who 'need the least' aid." His chart:  http://bit.ly/1l6d3Nz

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Pearson Common Core Test Products under Gag Order [Published Daily Kos - 1 hour ago]
Tennessee Legislature Nears Win On Halting Comm... [Published EducationNews.org - 3 hours ago]
Column: On Common Core, ideological circus come... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 3 hours ago]
Lobbyists are pushing the Common Core agenda [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 6 hours ago]
States Decry Proposed Cuts to National Guard [Published Yahoo! Finance - 12 hours ago]
Common Core and the educational-industrial complex [Published Workers World Online - 21 hours ago]
The Real Common Core Story [Published City Journal - 22 hours ago]
Common Core debate continues [Published Sikeston Standard Democrat - Apr 17 2014]
Teacher census under the microscope — NGA: Comm... [Published Politico - Apr 17 2014]
Browne Jacobson announces partnership with BPS ... [Published Commercial News Media - Apr 17 2014]
New Cyber Hygiene Campaign Seeks to Curtail Att... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Common Core, the Fordham Institute, and the D.C... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 16 2014]
Common Core, the Fordham Institute, and the D.C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
The facts & myths of Common Core Standards [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Apr 16 2014]
How to Criticize "Big Philanthropy" Effectively [Published Truth Out - Apr 16 2014]
States' Rollout of Common Core Goes Under the M... [Published Education Week - Apr 16 2014]
FAQ On ACOs: Accountable Care Organizations, Ex... [Published Columbus - Apr 16 2014]
Fairfield directors embarrassing [Published Gettysburg Times - Apr 16 2014]
IBTS Is Recognized With A 2014 ENERGY STAR® Cer... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Puerto Rico picked for ‘super-utilizers’ policy... [Published News is my Business - Apr 15 2014]
News roundup: Opponent spoofs Boehner's 'electi... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Missouri House passes bill to find Common Core ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Apr 15 2014]
Despite AMA opposition, Medicare now successful... [Published Press-Telegram - Apr 15 2014]
New York: Common Core Controversy Continues [Published Family News In Focus - Apr 15 2014]
How SC students will be tested next year unknown [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Candidate Opinion: Idaho Core Standards will he... [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 13 2014]
Senators Outline Parameters for Bipartisan, Six... [Published Council of State Governments - Apr 12 2014]
Fla. Senate passes textbook bill [Published Miami Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Meet Obama's New HHS Chief [Published Boston IMC - Apr 11 2014]
Gov. Herbert: Sebelius resignation won't slow M... [Published Deseret Morning News - Apr 11 2014]
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Common Core, the Fordham Institute, and the D.C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
If Congress… may establish teachers in every State, county, and parish, and pay them out of the public Treasury; they may take into their own hands the education of children establishing in like manner schools throughout the Union… I would venture ...
Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible U... [Published TIME.com - Apr 08 2014]
Republicans are increasingly looking at 2014 as a golden opportunity for the party to retake the Senate. Donors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into races across the country, the Republican National Committee is doubling down on investments in ...
Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible U... [Published Swampland - Apr 08 2014]
Republicans are increasingly looking at 2014 as a golden opportunity for the party to retake the Senate. Donors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into races across the country, the Republican National Committee is doubling down on investments in ...
Incorrect, Gov. Bush [Published Cato @ Liberty - Apr 07 2014]
Neal McCluskey Speaking off the cuff, it’s easy to make a mistake. But for a long time former Florida governor – and trendy presidential possibility – Jeb Bush has been criticizing Common Core opponents for, among other things, saying the Core was ...
Pushing back against PARCC/Achieve Inc. lobbyists [Published Michelle Malkin - Apr 04 2014]
Pushing back against PARCC/Achieve Inc. lobbyists by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Attention, class: A Common Core mouthpiece wants to rap my knuckles with his Gates Foundation-funded ruler. In response to my column two weeks ago ...
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Governors meet the President [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 24 2014]
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