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Catholic Scholars Take Stand Opposing Common Core

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“In fact, we are convinced that Common Core is so deeply flawed that it should not be adopted by Catholic schools which have yet to approve it, and that those schools which have already endorsed it should seek an orderly withdrawal now. “ http://www.nas.org/articles/catholic_scholars_take_stand_opposing_the_common_core

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To My Students: ‘I Love You and Believe in You’

Filed in Helpful Articles, teachers by on November 3, 2013 0 Comments

A heart wrenching post from Meg Norris, 7th grade (former) Georgia teacher: To My Students, I did not return to the classroom this year and I want to apologize.  I am truly sorry for having left you.  It was the hardest decision I have ever made. I want you to understand why I left.  It […]

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“College Ready” Does Not Mean All Colleges

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Jason Zimba, writer of the Common Core math standards is questioned by Dr. Sandra Stotsky

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Putnam County Republican Women

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Common Core presentation,Sleepy Hollow Country Club

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The Mama Bear Factor

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The Mama Bear Factor

  Several months ago, WV Against Common Core developed a slide presentation for the purpose of educating our legislators, school boards, parents, and the public on the train wreck called Common Core.  Monday, October 7th, the Tyler County Board of Education granted us time on their agenda to share our concerns. It was a packed […]

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WV Delegate Jim Butler Shares Common Core Concerns

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WV Delegate Jim Butler Shares Common Core Concerns

Delegate Jim Butler, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, was elected to the WV House of Delegates in 2012, and currently serves on the House Education Committee.  With opposition mounting against WV’s adoption of the Common Core ‘National’ Standards, Delegate Butler hopped onto his 2005 Harley Davidson Road Glide and rode eight hours […]

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Spellbinding Words of Wisdom

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by Heather Crossin • September 28, 2013 • Hoosiers Against Common Core   If there is a silver lining in Common Core it is definitely that it has awakened the general public and engaged them in discussions about the quality of education in America.

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Sandra Stotsky Discusses Common Core

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Sandra Stotsky Discusses Common Core

Dr. Sandra Stotsky, who was a member of the Common Core ELA Standards validation committee, discusses her concerns with the Common Core State Standards at a forum hosted by Cornerstone Policy Research in Manchester, NH. Here are her remarks: You can also see videos of Jamie Gass, Dr. Bill Evers and Jane Robbins. HT: Truth […]

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Yes State Legislatures Should Decide

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Yes State Legislatures Should Decide

Shane Vander Hart makes a case over at Truth in American Education why our state legislature, not state board of education should decide on state standards. An excerpt: …the problem with having an unelected board make policy decisions like these is that it leaves “we the people” out of the process.  Legislators meet with their […]

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Child Psychologist: Common Core Kindergarten Standards Not Appropriate

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Child Psychologist: Common Core Kindergarten Standards Not Appropriate

American Principles Project, the Heartland Institute, and Pioneer Institute released a video of Dr. Megan Koschnick’s presentation at their Common Core conference held at the University of Notre Dame on September 9th. This is a compelling presentation.  From their press release: “Why do we care if [Common Core standards] are age inappropriate? Well, you can answer […]

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