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Common Core ends gifted programs- must teach student at grade level

August 15, 2013 10 Comments
Common Core ends gifted programs- must teach student at grade level

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Teachers, got something to say?

July 20, 2013 1 Comment
Teachers, got something to say?

Calling all teachers! Are you unhappy with Common Core Standards and testing? Legislators want to hear from you. August 5th, 2013 at 1:00 Written testimony can also be emailed to eob72@yahoo.com. It must have your name and address on it to be submitted to the legislators. Questions? email eob72@yahoo.com Don’t pass up your chance to […]

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Achieve’s Chairman Emeritus calls for national standards to form national curriculum

July 12, 2013 4 Comments
Achieve’s Chairman Emeritus calls for national standards to form national curriculum

In a Wall Street Journal article Louis Gerstner, Chairman Emeritus of Achieve.org, advocated the below changes to the US education system. ” Abolish all local school districts, save 70 (50 states; 20 largest cities). Some states may choose to leave some of the rest as community service organizations, but they would have no direct involvement in the […]

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Fordham’s tasteless Catholic joke

June 29, 2013 0 Comments

The Fordham Institute, a major supporter of Common Core, has a commentary section on its website called The Gladfly. On April 1, 2013 it posted a “really funny” April Fools joke regarding Catholics and the architect of the CC, David Coleman. I guess Chester Finn or Michael Petrelli from Fordham thought it would be a […]

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First hand account of who wrote CC

June 27, 2013 2 Comments
First hand account of who wrote CC

Professor Sandra Stotsky and Jane Robbins, two leading crusaders against the Common Core, have written an article called Pulling Back the Curtain on  Common Core. Professor Stotsky was a member of the validation committee for the Common Core and did not sign off on their quality. She had a front row seat at the sausage making […]

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