Senate NCLB reauthorization hinders Opt Out Movement

May 20, 2015 2 Comments

Opt Out Groups and Common Core Opponents Oppose Senate Bill to Reauthorization NCLB Parents and teachers have long awaited the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), with the reasonable expectation that the onerous provisions of federally mandated, high-stakes testing would be removed. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee recently passed the […]

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Chalkbeat: A year after Common Core, the next battle could be Indiana’s new science standards

May 15, 2015 5 Comments

Chalkbeat’s article on the criticisms of the Next Generation Science Standards, being considered for adoption by the IDOE, is very revealing. Regardless of the fact that the Fordham Institute judged the standards as a “C” and blasted them for their lack of content, Jeremy Eltz, a science specialist with the department who is heading up […]

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ESEA Reauthorization- Devil in the Details

May 14, 2015 1 Comment

The Every Child Achieves Act sets federal control over alignment of state standards BY ERIN TUTTLE via Parents Against the Common Core Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 – Danger in the Details The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee recently passed the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (ECAA) in the hope […]

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HR 5- State legislators on the hook for requirements of ESEA Reauthorization?

March 1, 2015 1 Comment

The Student Success Act (HR5) sponsored by Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Representative John Kine (R-MN) to re-authorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (NCLB) requires state legislators to agree to any conditions required under the Act to receive the associated federal funding. Please ask your state representative and state senator to read the excerpts […]

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ALERT: Rep. Todd Rokita’s ESEA bill- removes state and parent rights!

February 19, 2015 8 Comments
ALERT: Rep. Todd Rokita’s ESEA bill- removes state and parent rights!

The Student Success Act (HR 5), introduced by Rep. John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), passed the House Education Committee and is scheduled for a vote this Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which the authors claim will undo the damage of […]

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