Article By Michelle Malkin on 01/31/2014

School Choice and Common Core: Mortal Enemies

The freedom-enhancing, life-improving power of school choice is more than a theory for me. It's more than a talking points memo or teleprompter speech. Unlike many of the politicians paying lip servi...
Article By Michelle Malkin on 01/08/2014

Common Core and the EduTech Abyss

The Common Core gold rush is on. Apple, Pearson, Google, Microsoft and Amplify are all cashing in on the federal standards/testing/textbook racket. But the EduTech boondoggle is no boon for students. I...
Post By Steve Sailer on 12/05/2013

Wunderkind David "Common Core" Coleman Finds Fixing SAT Harder Than He Expected

Valerie Strauss reports in the Washington Post: The new version of the SAT college admissions exam that was due to be unveiled in 2015 is now being delayed until spring 2016. The College Board hired Da...
Article By Michelle Malkin on 11/20/2013

Arne Duncan's War on Women ("White Suburban Moms") and Children

Just when you thought the Obama administration couldn't antagonize America any further, along comes Education Secretary Arne Duncan. He didn't just attack "white suburban moms" and children over their ...
Post By Steve Sailer on 11/18/2013

Arne Duncan: "White Suburban Moms" Getting Too Uppity

From the Washington Post Arne Duncan: ‘White suburban moms’ upset that Common Core shows their kids aren’t ‘brilliant’  BY VALERIE STRAUSS U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state sch...
Post By Steve Sailer on 11/15/2013

Fundamental Questions About The Common Core Standards: Too Hard For Dumb Kids?

Why do the Common Core educational standards (e.g., a list of what needs to be taught in each grade dreamed up by David Coleman) need to be common across the country? Why is it crucially important th...
Post By Steve Sailer on 10/30/2013

David Coleman: Architect of the Common Core and, soon, the SAT

As I've mentioned before, relative to the usual quality of educational standards writing, the new Common Core standards reflect a fine masculine intelligence. The author clearly understands how a hi...
Post By Steve Sailer on 10/25/2013

Common Core: Not As Bad As It Could Be!

Over the years, I've read a lot of K-12 educational standards. They tend to be eye-glazingly abstract, general, and boring. For example, one widely endorsed math problem solving strategy is: First pri...
Post By James Fulford on 10/18/2013

Typical "Common Core" Propaganda: White Privilege Reeducation For Fourth-Graders

Here's a video of woman who teaches teachers to lecture fourth-graders, especially rural kids, about "white privilege." The Common Core standards Michelle Malkin has been reporting on will increase thi...
Article By Michelle Malkin on 10/18/2013

How NOT To Argue with Parents About Common Core

As an outspoken critic of the federal academic standards scheme known as Common Core, I'd like to offer some friendly advice to opponents. Stop insulting. Stop digging. Stop projecting. Start listening...