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States’ Taxpayers Left To Pick up Tab on Common Core Standards

Teacher/ columnist and education activist Donna Garner

Donna Garner~~10.27.12~~During the week of October 22 – 26, 2012, Henry W. Burke was interviewed both on Oct. 22 and Oct. 26 by Diana Crews of City on a Hill Blog Talk Radio.  On both programs, Burke discussed the heavy costs of implementing the Common Core Standards in each of the 46 states (45 states plus the District of Columbia) that adopted the national standards.

1.  Monday, October 22 — “What Concerns Ohio” – Time Marker 08:12 to 38:50 —

2.  Friday, October 26 —  “What Common Core Standards Will Cost Your State” – Time Marker 13:25 to 68:00 —


After clicking on the designated link, you will arrive at the City on a Hill website.  Please look below the video screen where the gray link box is posted.  After allowing about 20 seconds for the interview to load and the link to turn dark gray, use your mouse and point it at the left side of the dark gray bar. When your mouse arrow turns to a hand, move the marker to the spot where Henry Burke begins his portion of the interviews in which he explains the outrageous costs to states’ taxpayers of implementing the Common Core Standards.    


10.22.12 – “List of Anti-Common Core Resources” – updated and compiled by Donna Garner on 10.22.12 —


10.18.12 – “Non-Common Core States Will Save Millions of Dollars” by Henry W. Burke —


10.15.12 – “States’ Taxpayers Cannot Afford Common Core Standards” by Henry W. Burke —


2.24.11 — “Let’s Get Off the National Standards Train” by Henry W. Burke and Donna Garner —

Donna Garner

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