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Governor Tomblin Unaware of Common Core Backlash in WV

Filed in Action Items, News, Uncategorized by on August 11, 2014 2 Comments
Governor Tomblin Unaware of Common Core Backlash in WV

WV Against Common Core mailed a letter to the Governor August 11, 2014 in response to an article in the Journal-news.net. Click here for a pdf file of our letter to Governor Tomblin. Please let the Governor know if you have concerns about Common Core in WV schools.   The Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin   […]

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GET THE FACTS:

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GET THE FACTS:

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Get the Facts About Common Core

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized by on August 10, 2014 0 Comments

SPEAKER:   DR.  SANDRA STOTSKY click here to read Dr. Stotsky’s Curriculum Vitae COMMON CORE TOWN HALL FORUM AUGUST 24, 2014,  6:00 PM COURTYARD MARRIOTT 30 SHANER DRIVE BRIDGEPORT, WV

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Common Core Presentation Aug 5th

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized by on August 2, 2014 0 Comments

August 5, 2014        7:00pm Putnam Co Republican Club – Open to the Public Putnam County Courthouse 3389 Winfield Road #2 Winfield, WV  

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Kansas is Leading the Way in Securing Students’ Data

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on June 8, 2014 0 Comments

By A. J. Cameron  June 4, 2014 ” Unbeknownst to most parents, over 400 Personal Identifiable Information (PII) points, containing the most sensitive data of the most vulnerable within our society, our children, is to be accumulated, and shared, almost indiscriminately, on an annual basis.” click here to read this story

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Opt Out WV – UPDATE: Smarter Balance Assessment Field Test Schedule

Filed in Action Items, Events, News, Privacy/slds by on April 11, 2014 0 Comments

Is your child scheduled to take the Smarter Balance Assessment Field Test?  Do you know kids are being used to test the test? You do not get to see questions or results.  Have you been told this test is voluntary and your child does not have to participate?  Do you know you can write to […]

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WV Congressman McKinley – Defund Common Core

Filed in Events, News by on April 8, 2014 2 Comments
WV Congressman McKinley – Defund Common Core

  WV Against Common Core is proud to announce that our Congressman David McKinley has joined with fellow congressman to defund Common Core.  Congressman McKinley has added his signature to Congressman Steve King’s letter to block federal funding of Common Core.  The letter was sent to the leaders of the House Labor, Health & Human […]

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Local principal pulls child out of school due to Common Core

Filed in News by on April 6, 2014 0 Comments

By: Madeleine Rivera 04/03/2014 10:28 PM  Columbia County, NY “I feel conflicted. But, my job as a father, as a parent, is to protect my children, first and foremost,” said Farley.  Click here to read the full story

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College Board, ACT sued over sale of student information

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College Board, ACT sued over sale of student information

Emily Babay, PHILLY.COM Last updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 12:36 PM Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9:51 AM The companies that administer the SAT and ACT college entrance exams are being sued over their sales of students’ personal information to outside parties. Click here for full story.

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Maya Angelou hits Obama on school ‘testing overuse and abuse’

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Andrea Mitchell, msnbc staff 10/28/13 Famed author and poet Maya Angelou and 120 other children’s book authors are challenging President Obama’s national education policy over what they call an “overuse and abuse” of standardized testing. They say the focus on testing hurts children’s imaginations and has a negative impact on children’s love of reading. Click for full […]

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