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Gates Money and Common Core -- Part V

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 11.29.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

This post is the fifth in a series on Bill Gates' funding of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). As of September 22, 2013, Gates has spent $173.5 million expressly for CCSS according to the Gates grants search engine.

Raising the Bar for Education Standards Is Necessary

Cheryl Oldham | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Cheryl Oldham

Should states only set educational standards that are easily attainable? Apparently, that's what many critics of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS...

Common Core: Do What It Takes Before High Stakes

Randi Weingarten | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics
Randi Weingarten

America's public education system could be on the brink of a once-in-a-generation revolution. If implemented properly, we can provide all children with the problem-solving, critical-thinking and teamwork skills they need to compete in today's changing world. But that's a big "if."