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States Fighting Back Map Update

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 19, 2014 4 Comments
States Fighting Back Map Update

The Truth in American Education cartographer has updated the States Fighting Back Map called Retaining Constitutionally Guaranteed Liberty and State Sovereignty.  The previous update was released June 24, 2013.  Since that time, fourteen states qualified and have been added to the map.  The added states are Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Hampshire, […]

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Directions in American Education

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 16, 2014 0 Comments
Directions in American Education

The Directions in American Education document can be downloaded in pdf form by clicking here or clicking on the image below.

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An Expanding Awareness

Filed in Privacy/SLDS by on February 3, 2014 0 Comments
An Expanding Awareness

Introduction As best I can reconstruct the time frame, in November 2012 I came across the draft of a report that caught my attention–Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World.  As I read the draft, I took notes and made comments.  Those notes and comments about the draft, not the final document, are […]

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Education Policy Conference: A Force for the Future

Filed in Common Core State Standards, Privacy/SLDS by on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Education Policy Conference:  A Force for the Future

Register now for the Educational Policy Conference 25:  A Force for the Future.  EPC 25 is being held in St. Louis, MO, January 30-February 1, 2014.  To find out more you can go to the EPC 25 website. You can download the flyer by clicking here.

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State Data Deal with Media Should Alarm You

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 25, 2013 2 Comments
State Data Deal with Media Should Alarm You

Thanks to KUOW’s article, State Deal to Give Media Organizations Student Data Alarms Privacy Experts, the deal the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) made to provide the Seattle Times with individual teacher and student level data has been exposed. This deal has alarmed more than just privacy experts. I predict it will […]

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MAD – Mothers Respond to Duncan

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
MAD – Mothers Respond to Duncan

Press Release: November 19, 2013 FACEBOOK – Miffed Mothers from around the country have their collective hands on their hips in response to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s foot in mouth indictment of “white, suburban moms.” Just two days after Duncan commented “some of the pushback is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms […]

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Wyoming Delays Consideration of NGSS

Filed in Next Generation Science Standards by on November 16, 2013 3 Comments
Wyoming Delays Consideration of NGSS

The Wyoming State Board of Education met on November 5, 2013, to consider adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Having some unanswered questions regarding the new standards, the Board decided 9-1 to postpone the adoption process pending further review. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) started a review of the state’s academic content standards […]

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Community Town Hall on Opting Out of Common Core Data Mining

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 4, 2013 1 Comment
Community Town Hall on Opting Out of Common Core Data Mining

The Concerned Parents of Conejo Valley are having a Community Town Hall Meeting.

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Student Privacy and Data Collection Forum to be held in Maryland

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 3, 2013 4 Comments

PTA Council of Howard County Presents Student Privacy and Data Collection Forum Monday, November 4 7:30pm – 9:30pm Homewood Center 10914 Clarksville Pike Ellicott City, Maryland The forum is free and is open to the public Join the PTA Council on November 4th to hear from a panel of experts to learn about student privacy […]

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Debate on Common Core in Greenwich, CT

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 17, 2013 0 Comments

THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT AFFECT MY CHILD’S EDUCATION? HOW DOES IT AFFECT MY FAMILY? Are you part of the 80% of parents who can’t explain common core? Or, do you have questions for which you have not been able to get answers? Then this is your opportunity to hear […]

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