Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Puts Walker in a Pickle with His Tea-Party Base
Powerful business lobby defends state's Common Core academic standards. (Green Bay Press Gazette, 2/3/2014)
Wag the dog. But there’s been a backlash against the standards, particularly among tea party conservatives, leading to a series of bills in the Legislature to either make modest changes or to repeal them and start over.
Walker last month said he wants to create a commission to review the state’s standards and recommend changes to Evers, the state superintendent.
An Uncommon Conversation: Wisconsin, Rightfully, Moves Forward with the Common Core Standards.
Other Common Core posts:
Dear Wisconsin Republicans, "Don't believe a word of those silly things you've heard, they're just rumors". (12/13/2013)
Outside experts like Sam Blumenthal? (11/1/2013)
Legislators hear a wide range of opinions at Common Core public hearing. (10/4/2013)