Newspaper Articles – Mary Grabar

Parental Advisory Councils and Common Core: Who’s Advising Whom?

In my previous article on the “new Common Core democracy” I reporte

The New A.P. U.S. History Exam: Providing Opportunities for Indoctrination

College Board dictates for the new Advanced Placement U.S. History exam have already garnered criticism.

The New Common Core Democracy: Allowing Citizens to Speak for One Minute

Here in Georgia, politicians and state school board members did a lot of listening in the months before and after state Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) introduced his Common Core withdrawal bill.

Georgia Lawmaker Can’t Answer Her Own Question about Common Core

What do educators mean when they praise Common Core, the national education standards for math and English Language Arts?

Georgia Lawmaker Can’t Answer Her Own Question about Common Core

Editor’s note: This is a follow-up article to one that appeared earlier o