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A Chorus of Viewpoints on Common Core’s Cultural Catastrophe

Review of Common Ground on Common Core: Voices from Across the Political Spectrum Expose the Realities of the Common Core State Standards, by Kirsten Lombard, Resounding Books, 2014, 436 pages; ISBN-13: 978-0-9908809: $25.00 on Common Core, the national education curriculum standards created by academic experts, lawmakers, and educational materials companies, is a complex subject few individuals fully understand, but Common Core is not a totally opaque subject. Common Ground...

Popularity of Homeschooling Grows, Parents Flock to Homeschooling Conventions

The popularity of homeschooling continues to grow nationwide as more parents choose to withdraw their children from government schools and take a more active role in their children’s education. Current estimates of the popularity of homeschooling suggest there are between two million and four million homeschooled students in the United States. There are just over 50 million students in government school systems today, meaning homeschoolers now constitute 4–8 percent of all school-aged children...

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