[See also the "Bill Gates and Common Core" page]



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Meme found on FB. Quote from speech: http://vimeo.com/35318592


John Chase, "Coleman Corps," Wag the Dog blog, Jul. 2014.
http://vigornotrigor.wordpress.com/2014/07/21/coleman-corps/


John Chase, "Common Core's A-Team," Wag the Dog blog, Jul. 2014.
http://vigornotrigor.wordpress.com/2014/07/28/common-cores-a-team/


Thomas Armstrong, "Architect of New National Curriculum: Power in the Hands of One," American Institute for Learning and Human Development, Sep. 2012.
http://institute4learning.com/blog/2012/09/28/architect-of-new-national-curriculum-power-in-the-hands-of-one/


Jim Horn, "David Coleman's Global Revenge and the Common Core," Schools Matter, Apr. 2012.
http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2012/04/david-colemans-global-revenge-and.html


Diane Ravitch, "Mercedes Schneider Explains: Who Paid for the Common Core Standards," Huffington Post, Oct. 2013.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-ravitch/bill-gates-common-core_b_4079447.html


Diane Ravitch, "Who Wrote the Common Core Standards? Here is a List," Diane Ravitch's blog, Apr. 2014.
http://dianeravitch.net/2014/04/23/who-wrote-the-common-core-standards-here-is-a-list/


Susan Ohanian, "Common Core Timeline with the Feds," Susan Ohanian's blog, Apr. 2014.
http://susanohanian.org/core.php?id=695


Diane Ravitch, "Is Common Core Illegal? Did Duncan Break the Law?" Diane Ravitch's blog, Nov. 2013.
http://dianeravitch.net/2013/11/15/is-common-core-illegal-did-duncan-break-the-law/


Paul Thomas, "Corporations are Behind Common Core State Standards -- And That's Why They'll Never Work," Alternet, Mar. 2013.
http://www.alternet.org/education/corporations-are-behind-common-core-state-standards-and-thats-why-theyll-never-work


Anthony Cody, "Florida Teacher: I was among those who reviewed the Common Core," Education Week's "Teacher" Blog, Nov. 2013.
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/living-in-dialogue/2013/11/florida_teacher_i_was_among_th.html


Joy Pullmann of The Heartland Institute:
  • "‘State-Led’ Common Core Pushed by Federally Funded Nonprofit," Heartland, April 2013.
http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/04/24/state-led-common-core-pushed-federally-funded-nonprofit

  • "Five People Wrote 'State-Led' Common Core," Heartland, June 2013.
http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/06/07/five-people-wrote-state-led-common-core


Whitney Neal of Freedom Works, Power Point presentation, June 2013:




Shane Vander Hart, "David Coleman 2 Years Ago: We Were a Collection of Unqualified People," Truth in American Education, Dec. 2013.
http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/david-coleman-2-years-ago-we-were-a-collection-of-unqualified-people/



Dr. Michelle Maher, "Public Education as a 'Market:' Pearson’s Corporate Network," Oct. 2013.
http://drmichellemaher.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/public-education-as-a-market-pearsons-corporate-network/


"Kids Who Move Across State Lines," Truth in American Education, Jun. 2013.
Article explores the argument that national standards are needed to ensure children who relocate from one state to another do not get unnecessarily taught the same information twice.
http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/kids-who-move-across-state-lines/


Mercedes Schneider, "The Common Core Memorandum of Understanding: What a Story," EduBlog, Oct. 2013.
http://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/the-common-core-memorandum-of-understanding-what-a-story/


Mercedes Schneider, "Some High-Profilers Gunning for Common Core," EduBlog, Apr. 2014.
http://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/some-high-profilers-gunning-for-common-core/


Peter Greene, "CCSS and the Men Behind the Curtain," Curmudgucation blog, Aug. 2014.
http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2014/08/ccss-men-behind-curtain.html


A Prehistory of the Common Core


Russ Walsh, "Test and Punish, by John Kuhn Reviewed: An American Horror Story," Russ on Reading blog, Nov. 2013.
http://russonreading.blogspot.com/2013/11/test-and-punish-by-john-kuhn-reviewed.html?spref=fb


Victoria Young, "Federal Education Law," The Crucial Voice of the People blog, (undated, accessed Jul. 2014).
http://thecrucialvoice.com/federal-education-law-2/