Common Core Topic for Richmond Candidates’ Night

There is going to be a Richmond Meet and Greet meeting for five people who are on the ballot in April. Making themselves available will be to discuss Common Core and other subjects will be Diane Bishop, running for the … Continue reading

State Representative Barb Wheeler Takes to Facebook to Spur Common Core Debate

Admittedly, I have not followed common core too closely. McHenry County Blog did report on Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Common Core event at MCC. Here’s what Crystal Lake Grade School District 47 thinks of the Common Core standards. Now State Representative Barbara … Continue reading

How Crystal Lake Grade School District 47 Views Common Core

In it’s newsletter, Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 gave its take on the new Common Core Standards imposed by the State Board of Education. An Overview of the Common Core State Standards Connecting Standards, Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction By … Continue reading

Other Views of the Common Core Meeting at McHenry County College

Algonquin Township Trustee and Republican Precinct Committeeman Larry Emery attended Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Common Core Summit Wednesday and jotted down his thoughts on his blog. “Common Core: Let the Debate begin (a few years late)!” is the title of his … Continue reading

Common Core Education Standards and Assessments Discussed at Hultgren Seminar

At Congressman Randy Hultgren’s “Common Core Summit” there were three people critiquing the new educational standards adopted by the Illinois State Board of Education in 2010 and one in favor. The outspoken proponent was conservative think tank Fordham Institute Executive … Continue reading

Hultgren Brings in Washington & Springfield Advocates of Common Core Standards to Debate Conservative Opponents

Hultgren to Host Common Core Education Summit Educators & Community Leaders to Discuss National Standards on Wednesday at McHenry County College  Washington, D.C. — Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) will host a Common Core Summittomorrow, August 28, to discuss the Common Core Standards (CCS), … Continue reading