“Moral complacency and political indifference…leave the door open for the ambitious and the arrogant to rule over us. If we forget…’life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness’ and ‘a city upon a hill,’ we may well give up on ourselves as Americans; as ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things.” (The Story Killers, T. Moore, p18)
A leaked email from the deputy executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), one of the nonprofits that developed and owns the copyrights to the Common Core standards, indicates the group is mobilizing Common Core supporters in the face of the release of a documentary film from the Home School Legal […]
Parents across the country may hold the key to this year’s mid-term elections as they vent their anger over the implementation of a controversial education achievement measure called the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Click here for full story.
Local school boards must take action now. They still have the legal authority in every single state even if they are told they don’t, or think they don’t. They must, upon petition by parents asap, vote (1) to allow parents to opt-out their children from any Common Core-based test (pilot, field, or regular); (2) […]
March 22, 2014 By Mike Holz – Voice of The Patriot , journal-news.net “You think Obamacare is bad? The implementation of the Common Core is far worse.” Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers In an attempt to understand the concept of the Common Core Initiative, I’ve listened to lectures on the topic, spoken to educators, and have […]
Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 94 HistoryDOWNLOAD wpd | Email SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 94 (By Senators Boley, Barnes, Blair, Carmichael, Cole, M. Hall, Jenkins, Nohe, Sypolt and Walters) Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the impact of the Common Core State Standards on public education in West Virginia. Whereas, The West Virginia […]
UPDATE: SB420 Died in the HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE! Thanks to all who called and wrote their representatives. We can make a difference! CALL YOUR WV DELEGATES AND TELL THEM TO DEFEAT SB420. Click Here for Phone Numbers. SB420 – Relating to SHARING In P-20W LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM, Lead Sponsor: Senate Ed Chairman, Senator Robert […]
The Associated Press reports that six states: Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont have won a combined $280 million in government grants in order to improve birth-to-five early learning programs. These states must show “a willingness to carry out comprehensive improvements to programs focused on children from birth to age 5.” From Truth In […]