Florida Parents Against Common Core®
is the largest Parent Led Grassroots Initiative to
Stop Common Core in Florida
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Now that the November elections are over FPACC is in the midst of "Getting to Work" and developing a strategy to rid Florida completely of Common Core State Standards.
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NewsThursday, November 20, 2014 10:07 AM
Proponents Say Common Core 'Invisible' in Midterm Elections
"Proponents of the Common Core standards are spinning the GOP electoral wave in their favor. Faced with plummeting support of the education boondoggle, its advocates seem to be hoping no one will notice how unpopular they really are.Common Core supporter Michael Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a recipient of funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, wrote the day after the election:And what about Common Core?
Thursday, June 5, 2014 5:49 PM
Just this January, at a National Governors Association meeting, Fallin defended the academic standards. Now see what she has to say:
“Unfortunately, federal overreach has tainted Common Core. President [Barack] Obama and Washington bureaucrats have usurped Common Core in an attempt to influence state education standards. The results are predictable,” she said. “What should have been a bipartisan policy is now widely regarded as the president’s plan to establish federal control of curricula, testing and teaching strategies.”
Fallin’s signing of the bill was a wild card, unlike decisions by fellow red-state governors in South Carolina and Indiana. Nikki Haley and Mike Pence had openly criticized the standards in the months preceding their approval of legislation authorizing state-written standards.
Monday, April 14, 2014 3:16 AM
On his show last night, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert expressed concern about adopting Common Core into public schools, mocking some of the sample Common Core math problems assigned to students.
Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:06 PM