The mainstream media first started saying it was only right-wing Tea Party conservatives opposed CC. That is not true, CC is a bipartisan issue, and people from across the political spectrum oppose CC. Many times people on the right oppose CC for different reasons than people on the left.
NPR - POLITICAL RIVALS FIND COMMON GROUND (audio below)
Rob Jenkins writes an article titled, Finding common ground on the Common Core
Mr. Jenkins writes:
Anthony Cody taught for 24 years and is now a nationally known education writer. Mr. Cody wrote an article titled, A PROGRESSIVE AND A CONSERVATIVE FIND COMMON GROUND OPPOSING THE COMMON CORE.
Conservative Michelle Malkin writes:
"CLAIMS THAT COMMON CORE BUBBLED UP FROM THE STATES ARE BASS-ACKWARD. A SHADY NONPROFIT GROUP CALLED ACHIEVE INC. STOCKED WITH FEDERAL-STANDARDS ADVOCATES WHO’VE BEEN AROUND SINCE THE CLINTON YEARS, DESIGNED THE MATERIALS. THEY WERE RUBBER-STAMPED BY THE NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION AND THE COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS (CCSSO) AND SUBSIDIZED BY THE GATES FOUNDATION."