Jeb Bush in MI Peddling Common Core

    Jeb Bush is at Mackinac Island in Michigan this week talking about education.   Michigan is in a heated battle over Common Core.  State lawmakers are considering a budget measure to defund the standards and related assessments.   The Common Core standards were adopted by the Michigan Department of Education in 2010.   The budget measure passed the Michigan House this week and is waiting a vote | Read More »

    A Common App for the Common Core

    As parents become educated about Common Core a common question often asked is,  “What About College?”  As national standards unfold there is still much that could change but  it is helpful to remember that the ultimate goal is a “seamless pathway” from cradle to career.  That means potential “stopping points” traditionally experienced would be smoothed into one continuous path, that includes the most obvious break | Read More »