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WV 2015 SBAC Results: Fiction vs Fact

Filed in Helpful Articles, News, Uncategorized by on August 30, 2015 0 Comments
WV 2015 SBAC Results:   Fiction vs Fact

  by Bonnie Henthorn 08.31.2015 Deciphering WV Student Test Scores Click here for Fiction vs Fact  Testscoresflyer

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Idaho Teacher Speaks Out on SBAC Testing

Filed in Helpful Articles, Privacy/slds, teachers by on September 1, 2014 0 Comments

WV PARENTS!    ARE YOU LISTENING?     WV IS AN SBAC STATE TOO! PART 1: Teacher Shares Experiences and Facts on Common Core letter by LeAnn Caster, Posted by Stephanie Zimmerman Many times when we talk to teachers they are unaware of all that Common Core truly entails. They are so busy trying to make […]

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Optional OPT OUT Form for Assessments, Surveys, or Questionnaires

Filed in Action Items, Helpful Articles by on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Optional OPT OUT Form for Assessments, Surveys, or Questionnaires

Full implementation of Common Core Standards and Assessments is scheduled for the 2014-15 school year.  This is an optional form for opting your child out of assessments, surveys, or questionnaires and has been updated for the 2014-15 school year.   Feel free to download and share.  There are other forms on the internet, or you […]

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OPT OUT WV

OPT OUT WV

During the spring of 2014, the WV school system will be administering student assessments.  The Westest and the Smarter Balanced Field tests are two different things.  The Westest is the test that has been used for yearly statewide assessments for several years in WV.  We understand the difference this year is that it will be […]

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To All County Boards and WV Parents – A Message From Dr. Sandra Stotsky

Filed in Events, Helpful Articles, News by on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
To All County Boards and WV Parents – A Message From Dr. Sandra Stotsky

 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) […]

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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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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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