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Concerns About the Math Content Standards You are encouraged to actually look at the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics document. Become familiar with the document and learn to use your pdf reader search function to find what you are looking for. Check information out for yourself. Many general concerns about the Common Core State […]
Work Team, Feedback Group, & Validation Committee The Work Team There were 51 members listed on the Work Team for developing the Common Core State Standards. Of those 51 members, it is clear there was one actual classroom teacher listed with the possibility of one or two others. It is not evident or clear that […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Concerned Parents of Conejo Valley are having a Community Town Hall Meeting.