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Six States Receive Race to the Trough Early Learning Challenge Money

Filed in Helpful Articles, News by on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
Six States Receive Race to the Trough Early Learning Challenge Money

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 […]

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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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Delegate Butler Introduces HB4390 To End Common Core in WV

Filed in Action Items, News by on February 3, 2014 1 Comment
Delegate Butler Introduces HB4390 To End Common Core in WV

Posted to FaceBook by:  Campaign For Liberty, West Virginia   02.03.2014   Working to restore your right to control your child’s education, Delegate Jim Butler (R-14) has introduced HB 4390 that would end Common Core in West Virginia.Not only that, but it will eliminate the database of your children that the Federal Government is currently building.Working […]

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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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Arkansas Mother Obliterates Common Core

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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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