Utah State Superintendent Admits to Federal Pressure on CC

State Superintendent Reveals Federal Pressure On March 6th, talk radio host Rod Arquette interviewed State Superintendent Larry Shumway and Alpine School District Board member Wendy Hart (speaking for herself and not the board) on the subject of Common Core. The interview took place just a few days after Superintendent Shumway had written a letter to … Continue reading Utah State Superintendent Admits to Federal Pressure on CC

A Recent History of Utah’s Math Standards

I keep hearing accusations that we are against higher standards and thought it would be appropriate to set the record straight since the facts show the USOE certainly isn’t concerned with higher standards. As one individual who was very involved in the math standards issue the last several years I would like to give you … Continue reading A Recent History of Utah’s Math Standards


Evidence of a National Education Takeover Due to the onslaught of new information, this page is a little bit outdated. There is still a lot of great stuff here, but the latest research and information has only been posted to the blog. Starter articles Cato Institute The Other Federal Takeover Pioneer Institute The Road to … Continue reading Evidence


Utahns Against Common Core To get on our email list, sign up below. “It is one of the happy incidents of the federal system, that a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.” -Justice Louis … Continue reading Home