Dr. Susan Berry

Susan Berry has a doctorate in psychology. She writes about cultural, educational, and healthcare policy issues.


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Homeschoolers Need Not Apply: Will This Be the Face of Common Core?

An Indiana-based energy distribution group that operates in Ohio has informed the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) that the company will not hire homeschool graduates, a situation that may not only reflect discrimination, but also the possibility that, with a nationalized set of standards such as Common Core, homeschoolers could be shown the door when they apply for jobs in the future. May 7, 2014 8:47 AM PT

Education Giant Pearson Wins 'Unprecedented' Common Core Test Contract

Pearson, the largest education company in the world, has won a contract for a Common Core test administration project that has been described by the state leader who negotiated it as one of “unprecedented scale” in the realm of United States testing. May 5, 2014 12:57 PM PT

Exclusive: Grass Roots Groups Join in Campaign to Terminate Common Core Standards Project

Breitbart News has learned that American Principles Project (APP), one of the nation’s leading organizations working to defeat the Common Core standards, will release a letter on Monday morning addressed to Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK), chair of the National Governor’s Association (NGA), asking her to terminate the Common Core project. May 4, 2014 2:40 PM PT

American Pro-Life Movement Inspires European Action Against Abortion

The success of the American pro-life movement is inspiring European activists to restrict abortion in individual nations throughout the continent and to press the European Commission to introduce an ethics clause into its regulations that prevents the EU from funding any activity that destroys or involves the destruction of human life at the embryonic or fetal stage. May 3, 2014 7:51 AM PT

Study Finds Poetry Endangered in Common Core English Standards

A new study suggests that the literary genre of poetry is likely to become endangered in the Common Core-based English classroom due to the dramatic reduction in time spent on literary texts in favor of informational ones, a change that is implicitly mandated by the centralized standards. May 1, 2014 6:36 PM PT

Amnesty and Common Core: Two Sides of the Same Coin - Part II

Government, corporate, and education elites, often supported by religious leaders, have championed both the Common Core standards and amnesty for illegal immigrants, issues that have long been enmeshed in the progressive agenda that includes labor and education. Apr 30, 2014 11:45 AM PT

AP: Common Core a Defining Issue for GOP 2016 Hopefuls

The Associated Press has now acknowledged what grassroots groups of parents and citizens have been saying for months: the centralized academic standards known as the Common Core have grown to become a defining electoral issue for Republican 2016 hopefuls. Apr 29, 2014 1:01 PM PT

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