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Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Does It Add Up or Down? Part 2

Filed in Common Core State Standards by on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Does It Add Up or Down? Part 2

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 […]

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Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Does It Add Up or Down? Part 1

Filed in Common Core State Standards by on April 8, 2014 2 Comments
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Does It Add Up or Down? Part 1

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 […]

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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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