Common Core

Are you looking for more information on Common Core, and how it affects you in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania Family Institute has gathered the following links to national and state groups who provide some great information and critical analysis for parents and others involved in education.

1. A video with some Heritage Foundation experts talking about dangers for parents, students, etc.

2. “What is the Common Core?” – Home School Legal Defense Association | a national group

3. “Common Core Questions , School Choice Answers” – The Commonwealth Foundation | a Pennsylvania free market think tank

4. “Common Core” – Pioneer Institute (Massachusetts) | a national think tank

5. The American Principles Project (APP), the Heartland Institute and Pioneer Institute co-hosted a one-day conference entitled “The Changing Role of Education in America: Consequences of the Common Core” at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Monday, September 9, 2013, to discuss the destructive implications of the Common Core Standards and the future of the education of America’s youth. Watch the presentations.

6. Blog by Lindsey Burke of the Heritage Foundation | Reject Common Core, States Should Embrace Choice not Centralization.

7. Family North Carolina | What Parents Need to Know About Common Core