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National Anti-Common Core Statement on the State School Chiefs’ Letter Regarding Data Privacy

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on February 9, 2014 0 Comments

Edlibertwatch Social Outreach: COMMON CORE STANDARDS,DATA COLLECTION AND DATA PRIVACY Jan 30, 2014 Karen Effrem We the undersigned organizations, representing millions of families and teachers across the nation, issue the following statement in response to the January 23rd, 2014 letter by thirty-four chief state school officers to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan regarding student data privacy: This […]

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Senator Boley Introduces SB429

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on January 26, 2014 6 Comments
Senator Boley Introduces SB429

SB429 affirms the parent as the final authority in matters of a student’s education and requires prior written consent for disclosure of student information other than in the aggregate, prohibits the implementation of the Common Core Assessments to allow for statewide hearings to fully vet Common Core, and requires a full cost accounting for the implementation of […]

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Lowering The Bar: How Common Core Math Fails to Prepare Students for STEM

Filed in Helpful Articles by on January 5, 2014 1 Comment

by James Milgram, Sandra Stotsky  10.01.2013 BOSTON – National mathematics standards adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia that supporters say are designed to make high school graduates “college- and career-ready” and improve the critical science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) pipeline do not prepare students to study STEM or even be admitted to […]

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A new face for education, courtesy of ‘Uncle Sam’

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on January 4, 2014 0 Comments

from The STATE JOURNAL, West Virginia’s Only Business Newspaper by Erin Timony  01.04.2014 In mid-July of 2009, a nationwide facelift of education began. Like many surgical facelifts, the procedures were many but elicited little notice by the general public. With about 45 states having undergone the long and complicated surgical process, the new face of […]

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Common Core Opposition On Constitutional/Federalism Grounds

Filed in Helpful Articles by on December 28, 2013 0 Comments
Common Core Opposition On Constitutional/Federalism Grounds

by Jeff Kimble, 12.28.2013 The Constitution was founded on the construct of federalism.  The Federal Government’s powers were to be limited and specified while the state’s powers would be broad and general.  In Federalist No. 45, James Madison wrote that “The powers delegated by the Constitution to the Federal Government, are few and defined.  Those […]

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WV Against Common Core Announces Proposal to Governor

Filed in Action Items, Helpful Articles, News by on December 22, 2013 2 Comments

  (SUPPORT OUR PROPOSAL.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD, COMPLETE, AND MAIL THIS FORM TO THE GOVERNOR.)   Dear Governor Tomblin: As you know, WV Against Common Core is committed to raising awareness in WV about the Common Core Standards, the SBAC assessments, the WV Student Longitudinal Data System, and the costs to taxpayers associated with this massive […]

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WV Senator Boley Speaks Out on Common Core

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
WV Senator Boley Speaks Out on Common Core

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State Led? … Really?

Filed in Helpful Articles, videos by on December 12, 2013 0 Comments

Remember David Axelrod – former Senior Advisor to the President.  It’s the Chicago way… University of Illinois, October 24, 2013  

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The Common Core Resource Post

Filed in Helpful Articles, videos by on December 12, 2013 0 Comments

at DECEMBER 9, 2013 by JOHN CAREY in HOME EDUCATORS / PARENTAL RIGHTS Dear Friend, After you read this document and view the videos, consider contacting your state reps and ask them to support a pause in the implementation of Common Core. Request that they call on the Governor to establish a Blue Ribbon Commission to take a closer look […]

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Who Opposes Common Core?

Filed in Helpful Articles by on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
Who Opposes Common Core?

“There has been so much said about those who are opposing Common Core.  Some have described them as conspiracy theorists, white suburban moms (per Arne Duncan), right wingers, Tea partiers etc. Here are some that are staunch defenders of values.  Let’s take a look and then you decide.” click here  

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