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10 Minimal Adaptations Catholic Schools Should Make to Common Core

Dr. Dan Guernsey of the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS) outlines 10 of the conflicts that result from implementing the Common Core State Standards in Catholic schools in a paper entitled “10 Minimal Adaptations that Catholic… Read more

Diocese of Superior Rejects Common Core

Bishop Peter Christensen of the Diocese of Superior wrote to the parents and parishioners in the Diocese about the Common Core State Standards where he states the Diocese will not adopt the Common Core State Standards in whole.  They became… Read more

Catholic Parents Need More Time to Assess Common Core

Breitbart News reported on the Cardinal Newman Society’s new website dealing with the Common Core State Standards and they interviewed Patrick Reilly, the President of CNS:
Patrick Reilly, president of the Cardinal Newman Society, told Breitbart News why Common Core… Read more

Cardinal Newman Society Launches “Catholic Is Our Core”

The Cardinal Newman Society launched a new website last week in response to Catholic families growing concern about the Common Core State Standards. 
The website is called Catholic Is Our Core.
In an accompanying release they said:
In recent decades,… Read more

Diocese of Gaylord, MI Rejects Common Core

Charles Taylor, Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Gaylord, MI wrote an open letter to parents, guardians and other stakeholders in Catholic education in the diocese.
Here is the entire letter below:
Dear Parents, Guardians, and other Stakeholders… Read more

Diocese of Madison Rejects Common Core State Standards

Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, the Bishop of Madison, and Michael J. Lancaster, the Superintendent of Schools in the Diocese of Madison sent a letter to the Diocese rejecting the Common Core State Standards.  The final paragraph of the letter… Read more

Conference Call on Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative Tonight

Stop Common Core in New York State is hosting a conference call tonight that will be of interest to our readers whether they live in New York or not.

Tonight at 7 pm EST with Dr. Duke Pesta and Emmett Read more

Six Reasons Catholics Should Oppose Common Core

Via Pittsburgh Catholics Against Common Core:
Reason One: Parental rights
States were compelled to accept the CCS in exchange for accepting Federal Stimulus money and Race to the Top funding. In September 2010, the Department of Education used this funding… Read more