Common Core proponents offer upbeat descriptions of utopian educational goals along with detailed practical lists of what students should know and be able to do in grades K–12 in mathematics and English language arts. But those goals and standards are just two facets of the conglomeration of federal funding, preschool–workforce invasive student tracking, and one-size-fits-all computer-based learning that has become the Common Core.
We’ve taken a closer look at how the Common Core got started, who’s behind it, and what it will mean to homeschoolers:
- FAQs: Everything you need to know about the Common Core at a glance! >>
- Timeline: Where did the Common Core come from? >>
- Glossary: Who are the major players & what do those abbreviations mean? >>
- Analysis: For those who want more—our in-depth research behind the FAQs. >>
- Get involved: How you can make a difference! >>
- Recommended resources: For those who would like even more information. >>
Years of federal spending have proven that centralized education does not work. The only way to give students a better education is to return control to parents and local schools!